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CHEHALIS: Strategic Planning in Nonprofits

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Holiday Inn Express Suites - Chehalis/Centralia
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About Strategic planning in Nonprofits

Is strategic planning on your organization's radar? Do you need to clarify the strategic direction of your organization and the strategies that will be used to achieve your vision while also ensuring organizational health and sustainability? If you answered yes, join this workshop that will set you on the path to developing a plan that doesn't sit on a shelf collecting dust! Strategic planning aligns your people and resources around a plan to achieve your mission.


The workshop will be anchored with Strategic Planning in Nonprofits (SPiN), a toolkit developed by Washington Nonprofits to make strategic planning accessible and manageable for you, your board, and your staff. We will review the six phases in the planning process, and you will leave with the tools and confidence to develop a strategic plan for your organization.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Be able to work through the six phases of a strategic planning process
  • Be able to assess the current state of your organization
  • Know how to improve your mission statement
  • Be able to name at least one strategic priority for your organization
  • Have an action plan of at least two next steps toward developing a strategic plan
  • Have the resources, templates, and processes to complete a strategic plan

Who Should Attend

  • Executive Directors
  • Board Members
  • Nonprofit staff who work with the board

About the Presenter 

Kim Rakow Bernier, M.P.A. is an organization and management consultant who partners with nonprofits to align people, purpose and planning for impact. She is a nonprofit practitioner and educator with over twenty years of experience and leadership in building the capacity of leaders and organizations. Kim has led nonprofits planning efforts from inside and out of multiple organizations; most recently at a global grantmaking nonprofit in her role as Executive Director, and as the chair of the strategic planning committee in a leadership development and environmental restoration organization.

Kim is a skilled educator and facilitator. Her passion for teaching dates back to her time as a teacher in the Solomon Islands as a Peace Corps volunteer. Back in the U.S., Kim spent close to a decade leading outreach initiatives at a global sustainability education organization. In that role, she presented over 200 workshops and keynotes at schools and conferences around the country. More recently, Kim has designed and facilitated board retreats, workshops on meeting facilitation, and strategic planning processes.

Currently Kim provides organizational development and management consulting services to nonprofits, partnering on strategy planning, theory of change development, board development, and meeting and retreat facilitation to increase program impact and achieve results. Kim has a Master of Public Administration degree and a Certificate in International Development Policy and Management from the Evans School of Public Affairs.

Event Details

Date: Thursday, October 10th

Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Where: Holiday Inn Express Suites - Chehalis/Centralia

Registration Required. Click here to register.

Cost

Washington Nonprofits is pleased to offer its members a discounted price. If you are interested in becoming a member, please find more information here.

$20 Members of Washington Nonprofits (Check the Member Resources Page for the Member-only Promo Code)

$30 Not-Yet-Members

Cost should not be a barrier to participate. Please contact us if you have any requests, concerns, or questions.

This workshop is presented by Washington Nonprofits in partnership with the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound.