While strategic planning should be shaped to fit the needs of your organization and its board, there are still a few basic elements that all planning processes should address. Learn about common obstacles in strategic planning and the key issues your board should consider during the planning process.

Nonprofits should plan their strategic planning process around the needs and goals of their organization. Depending on the organization, however, most planning efforts will include some variation or combination of key elements including current programs and services, statement of mission and purposes, and financial projections

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