This is a guest post by Jaser A. Alsharhan, Senior Program Associate at Colorado Association of Funders who shares his experience with The Blanket Exercise during the 2019 Forum annual conference and some key truths that he learned.
Strategic planning can help philanthropy-serving organizations meet the current and future needs of the foundations they serve. Yet to be successful, a strategic plan must provide concrete goals and realistic deadlines for meeting them.
See how other philanthropy-serving organizations communicate the wrap-up of a year's worth of activities.
Sample public policy agendas, principles, and action plans from philanthropy-serving organizations.
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