Strategic Planning

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Released: 04/2012

This resource is locked for members, you may also view this item in our store if you would like to purchase this item or view the overview. This toolkit was created to help foundation leaders present the transfer of wealth opportunity to board and community leaders and to begin the tough but important conversations about capturing and investing wealth for the future. The timing of wealth transfer and constrained public sector resources mean we need to begin these conversations today!

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Released: 09/2011

Leaders of community foundations agree on the importance of strategy, but new research indicates that few actually use it in the programmatic and donor-related work of their organizations. That key finding is contained in the report titled Rhetoric Versus Reality: A Strategic Disconnect at Community Foundations, released by the Center for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).

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Released: 12/2013

This organizational assessment tool can help assist community foundation directors prior to strategic planning sessions.

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Released: 06/2012

How Can Grantmakers Focus on Nonprofit Talent to Grow Impact? explores the importance of supporting nonprofit talent development, the unique talent needs of nonprofits seeking to grow their impact and how grantmakers can help.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeCase Study



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Released: 08/2011

This report from Bridgespan presents practical approaches to convert the vision of a strategic plan into tangible actions with links to templates that illustrate the types of tools used to lead implementation.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 01/2014

A conversation with Rip Rapson, President and CEO, The Kresge Foundation, and Irene Hirano Inouye, President of the US-Japan Council, around philanthropic strategies for revitalizing and rebuilding our cities; foundation leadership and philanthropic stewardship; and to explore issues of governance and the importance of partnerships between board members and CEO’s.

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Released: 08/2014

In 2004, TCC Group published a briefing paper entitled, “Ten Keys to Successful Strategic Planning for Nonprofit and Foundation Leaders.” The philanthropic landscape has continued to evolve since then, and TCC has benefited from ten years of additional work designing and facilitating funder planning projects.

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