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How Strategic Planning Affects the Success of Your Nonprofit

David Hutchinson, President, Cause Leadership

Strategic plans identify actions that enable you to achieve your organization's goals and mission. These plans often pinpoint high-priority directions and goals. Then, they determine the steps needed for meeting these goals and indicators used to measure success and are usually established for three to five years.

In this article, we assess how a strategic plan:

Data Protection: 7 Proactive Ways to Protect Your Organization

Guest article by MDcentric Technologies

It’s hard to imagine the worst-case scenario happening to you. But that doesn’t stop residents and millions of other people from purchasing homeowner’s, renters, or auto insurance, does it? Just like any other type of insurance you invest in for a rainy day, your organization's data protection and cybersecurity should be no different. By staying proactive with data security, you can prevent a business-ending disaster from happening to you.

Here are seven strategies to prevent a security breach in your organization.

Make a Plan to Vote

Lisa Hazirjian, Ph.D., Win Together Consulting

You’ve looked up your sample ballot, you’ve decided on your candidates, and early voting has begun. Now, it’s time to make a voting plan. Here’s all you need to do:

Better Together

Jeanne Tedrow, President & CEO, North Carolina Center for Nonprofits

“When we least expect it, life sets us a challenge to test our courage and willingness to change; at such a moment, there is no point in pretending that nothing has happened or in saying that we are not yet ready. The challenge will not wait. Life does not look back.” –Paulo Coelho

Celebrating Community Leaders: Ivan Canada

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month by honoring contributions made by people of color while also recognizing that the struggle for racial and economic justice continues today. The Center is also celebrating Black History by highlighting some of our local nonprofit leaders who have made significant contributions to our communities and why they have dedicated themselves to this work.

Celebrating Community Leaders: David Reese

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month by honoring contributions made by people of color while also recognizing that the struggle for racial and economic justice continues today. The Center is also celebrating Black History by highlighting some of our local nonprofit leaders who have made significant contributions to our communities and why they have dedicated themselves to this work.

Celebrating Community Leaders: Abdul Sm Rasheed

Every February, we celebrate Black History Month by honoring contributions made by people of color while also recognizing that the struggle for racial and economic justice continues today. The Center is also celebrating Black History by highlighting some of our local nonprofit leaders who have made significant contributions to our communities and why they have dedicated themselves to this work.