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Monday, February 11, 2013

7 ways planning improves social impact and sustainability ... plus much more...


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A business plan is a crucial tool for nonprofits of all sizes. It sets out the strategic goals of the organization along with cohesive financial, marketing, and operational plans that together demonstrate the organization's ability to meet those goals. Business planning is no longer limited to the largest nonprofit organizations, as small and medium nonprofits adopt this planning process to better plan for long-term sustainability. 
   
 
7 ways planning improves social impact and sustainability 
The planning process is an essential tool for guiding organizational performance, identifying the resources you'll need and keeping you on track. Join Ventureneer's founder, Geri Stengel and Audrey Winkler for this FREE webinar. 

For more information and to register for webinar on March 13, 2013, 3-4pm EST.http://ventureneer.com/webclass/7-ways-planning-improves-social-impact-and-sustainability


Join Ventureneer's founder Geri Stengel at the Foundation Center, NYC for a panel discussion on how 3 nonprofits have incorporated business planning. Register  for this Thursday, February 07, 2013 10:00 am - 12:00 pm even here.
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Participate in the State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey
Nonprofit Finance Fund is conducting its fifth annual nationwide survey examining the current state of the nonprofit sector. The survey, which is anonymous and takes only 10 minutes to fill out, collects data on important financial and management issues facing the nonprofit sector. To take the 2013 survey, please before February 15th go here. To view previous year's findings and media attention go here.
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