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Strategic Planning FAQ

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Benefactor Group’s approach to strategic planning is born from decades of experience working with nonprofit organizations. We believe that each client has unique circumstances and needs related to strategic planning and we adapt our processes accordingly. The following FAQ provides further insight into the best practices behind strategic planning, and touches on the following points and more:

  • What is a strategic plan?
  • Why is strategic planning important? What time period should the plan cover?
  • What are the key elements of a sound strategic plan?
  • How do we create an effective strategic plan?
  • How long should the strategic planning document be?
  • What resources are needed to create a good strategic plan?
  • Who is involved in strategic planning?
  • What are the pitfalls to avoid in strategic planning?


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