Defining core values; setting goals; crafting a mission statement; establishing an operating structure.
Setting direction; defining short- & long-term priorities; defining target outcomes; defining action steps & metrics to measure progress.
Drafting by-laws; recruiting & training directors; establishing board committees; crafting meeting agendas & tactics; connecting & motivating stakeholders; building & leveraging effective networks.
Crafting budgets; defining revenue & cash flow strategies; defining & launching capital campaigns.
Strategies for effective management; job descriptions and staff evaluations; strategies for program implementation, evaluation & growth.
Defining goals; defining outcomes; defining program content & methodology; defining action steps; evaluating program success; implementing course corrections.
Drafting job descriptions; defining performance standards; conducting performance review; establishing & maintaining a standard of excellence.
Establishing goals, strategies & methods for internal communication & external communication; crafting essential tools (brand, website, brochures, newsletters, meetings, media, events); defining effective messages; defining target markets & tactics to reach them.
Identifying & linking with others who may help advance your mission, including individuals, experts, corporations, foundations, agencies, civic groups, community groups, governments, NGOs & other nonprofits.
Defining and maintaining values; participation in civic debate; organizing for advocacy, influence & change.