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7 Ways Planning Improves Social Impact and Sustainability

Date/TimeWednesday, March 13, 2013 3-4pm ET

The planning process is an essential tool for guiding organizational performance, identifying the resources you’ll need and keeping you on track. It addresses funders most basic questions:

*Whom do you serve?
*How do you serve them?
*What resources do you need?
*How will you reliably raise financial and in-kind resources?
*How will you measure performance and incorporate feedback for continuous improvement?

In this session you will learn how this tool lays the foundation for successful fundraising efforts.

This webinar is hosted by CJW Consulting Services through a partnership with Nonprofit Webinars.

How Nonprofits Can Thrive in Changing Times


John E. Brothers is a recognized leader in the nonprofit and philanthropic arena with more than 20 years experience. He is a national expert in the field of executive leadership, nonprofit effectiveness, sustainability, and assisting organizations in their growing and declining stages.

Brothers has a Doctorate in Law and Policy from Northeastern University, an MPA in Nonprofit Management from New York University, and an MBA in Public Policy from American University. He has also studied at Georgetown University and the London School of Economics. Dr. Brothers is an adjunct professor in social welfare policy at Rutgers University; in nonprofit management at New York University; and recently served as a Visiting Scholar at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University. He has served in multiple fellowships, including engagements with the Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs and the Children's Defense Fund.

Dr. Brothers is also the Editor of the Journal for Nonprofit Management and a Senior Fellow with the Support Center for Nonprofit Management. He is a popular blogger with the Stanford Social Innovation Review and recently collaborated on a book about nonprofit leadership with SAGE Publishing. His latest book,  Building Nonprofit Capacity: Strategic Tools for Managing Change was released by Jossey-Bass in October 2011.

Dr. Brothers, a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE), is also the Principal of Cuidiu Consulting, a consulting firm serving nonprofit, philanthropic, and government efforts throughout the world. He has been a nonprofit executive in several local, regional, and national nonprofit efforts, including serving as a CEO, COO, and numerous programming roles. Dr. Brothers gravitated toward nonprofit work as a result of his experiences growing up in poverty in Minneapolis, MN.

DateApril 30, 2012

To stay competitive in today’s volatile and ever-changing environment, nonprofit leaders must understand, anticipate, and manage change.

Technology, globalization, a devastating economic recession . . . to stay competitive today’s nonprofits must be able to adapt. The ability to anticipate and manage change is essential for any nonprofit -- large or small -- that wants to survive, let alone grow or thrive.

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