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Nonprofit organizational development versus strategic planning

Prosper Strategies

Nonprofit organizational development and strategic planning are separate but interrelated strategies that are often confused. Strategic planning is about setting the future vision of your nonprofit and aligning stakeholders around your plan, and organizational development is about enhancing the overall effectiveness of your nonprofit.

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3 Eye-Opening Conversations on Organizational Development

Joan Garry

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The Folk Dance of Nonprofit Organizational Development

Fundraising Coach

The Folk Dance of Nonprofit Organizational Development. Most beginning nonprofits seem to expect this for their organizational development: the team that launches the organization will be the same team in 10 years. I find it easier to think of organizational development as a folk dance.

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Krysta Grangeno Joins The Charity CFO As Chief of Staff

The Charity CFO

Krysta is incredible at project management and organizational development. Krysta is truly a leader that sees the “gray” in situations, understanding the logical processes needed to make the work compliant and efficient as well as the emotional side of how the work gets done.

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Capacity Building as a Tool for Transformation

NonProfit Quarterly

Increasingly, we’re calling ourselves coaches—and not consultants—because we know that organizational development that fails to center people does not achieve durable impact. In our soon-to-be released strategic plan, we champion community-based organizations and advocate for them in philanthropy.

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Leading to Local

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Invest in individualized plans Once locally led organizations have been selected, philanthropists need to be willing to make investments in their organizational development. But they need to invest in the organizational development prioritized by the organization , not just by the funder.

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CNPE announces our new CEO


In addition to the classes, CNPE offers an experienced group of consultants who work with organizations on strategic and operational planning, increasing board effectiveness, developing program outcome measurements, governance, and general organizational development. CNPE’s roster of upcoming classes are available here.