Nonprofit Sustainability During Tough Times

Sustainability Benchmarks represent the most critical areas for an organization to develop in order to be successful.  Many executives know intuitively that they need to have a clear mission, plan effectively, maintain quality programs, develop effective financial and fundraising systems and create a vibrant organization.

During challenging times nonprofit leadership volunteers and staff are under stress.  In these times it is important to identify program priorities, analyze finances and funding options, and develop a plan for shoring up an organization's strengths.  A strong board focused on policy and fundraising plays a key role and helps the executive director and staff make needed changes and developments.

This workshop is geared to nonprofits that want to use a method to analyze strengths and weaknesses--and build the organization. Attendees will gain a broad understanding of the impact of the fiscal crisis and other stressors on New Mexico nonprofits, and will receive tools to assess their organization and build strategies to respond.

Learning Objectives
- Understand sustainability benchmarks and how they work in organizations
- Create a plan outline to use sustainability benchmarks to strengthen the organization
- Understand the issues and trends affecting nonprofits

Level
Intermediate.  For Executive Directors, Chief Financial Officers and Board Members

Presenter
Anne Hays Egan is an organizational development consultant to nonprofits and based in Placitas. She has worked with hundreds of nonprofits throughout the United States, focusing on strategic planning, organizational development, evaluation and interagency service network development. Her work has been cited in nonprofit management association networks, funding networks and association groups. She is the former publisher of the Digest of Nonprofit Management, and Tools for Nonprofits. She has consulted, taught and published widely.

April 7th, 2011 9:00 AM   through   12:00 PM
Center for Nonprofit Excellence, United Way of Central New Mexico
2340 Alamo SE, 2nd Floor
Albuquerque, NM 87106
United States
Phone: 505-247-3671
Email:
Per Participant $ 25.00

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