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PlanningWe can't forget that a nonprofit is a business. Utilizing business planning tools and understanding your organization's business model are vital to sustainability. This page identifies resources to assist your organization in these planning activities.

A Business Plan Can Help Make Your Nonprofit Successful

This article identifies differences between for profit and not for profit business plans and outlines why a business plan is important. Read More...
Posted on: October 28, 2019
Topics: Planning

How Much Profit Does a Nonprofit Need?

Source: Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofits need profit. Because every nonprofit is unique, the amount depends upon individual circumstances. This article will identify the key variables and explain how any organization can calculate the minimum profit it needs to prevent slow, steady erosion of the quality of its output. The calculation is so simple it can be done without pencil and paper, but it has far-reaching implications.
Posted on: December 18, 2013
Topics: Finance | Organizational Assessment | Planning

Capacity Building Readiness Checklist

Source: TCC Group
TCC Group developed a handy checklist to help nonprofits get the most form their capacity building efforts.
Posted on: July 26, 2013
Topics: Executive | Planning

SBA Business Planning

The US small business administration provides an overview of planning, writing and using a business plan. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Planning

The Free Management Library - Business Planning

The free management library offers information on a variety of nonprofit management issues including business planning. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Planning

The Strategic Planning Manual

The Strategic Planning Manual by Frank Martinelli offers an overview and process for strategic planning. Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Strategy | Planning

A Table for Two: Founders and Successors in the Same Shop?

Nonprofit Quarterly  Is it possible to successfully access the knowledge and experience of a founder after an executive transition?  Read More...
Posted on: February 28, 2013
Topics: Planning

Freecycle: An Easy Way to Recycle Unwanted Items

How to support fellow nonprofits while reducing your environmental impact and getting rid of unwanted equipment and supplies.
Posted on: February 27, 2013
Topics: Facility Planning | Planning

Business Planning versus Strategic Planning? Learn more about the difference between them on NonprofitNext.

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