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Given the economic climate of the last few years, and the challenges still ahead, it is more important than ever for nonprofits to position themselves for long-term sustainability. Change can be difficult, even under the best of conditions. But when change is forced upon organizations, it can be overwhelming. While it certainly doesn't feel this way, the challenges you have faced have been a good training ground.
Why? Because things are never going back to the way they were.
Nonprofit organizations must accept that, and use the knowledge you have gained to increase your capacity by fueling your performance "engines."
The reality is, it's not just the economy. Today nonprofits find themselves in a "perfect storm" of change, with challenges also coming from:
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If you would like to discuss how any of these services might benefit your organization, please call: 904.502.6889-- or e-mail me. Thank you.
Even before the economic downturn, the David and Lucille Packard Foundation was calling for nonprofit organizational effectiveness, describing it as "a rich blend of strong management and sound governance that enables an organization to move steadily toward its goals, to adapt, to change, to innovate . . . (with) clarity of vision and alignment of goals and actions with that vision, (emphasizing) the importance of defining outcomes and measuring progress . . . (with) reflection and self-assessment in the context of an increasingly complex and ever-changing society."
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