We know that during these unprecedented times, nonprofit agencies have been nimble, innovative and resilient, ensuring that the vulnerable people and populations receive essential services. We also know that as a result of COVID-19, nonprofit organizations need to consider new options to make certain that their missions are fulfilled and the positive social impact of their services is unceasing.

I. Institutionalizing Resiliency: How to use your COVID-19 experiences to strengthen your emergency and continuity plans

October 29, 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM

These past six months, organizations have tested many previous assumptions about service delivery, operating when clients and staff are facing unprecedented circumstances, and keeping an organization afloat amidst decimated funding sources. The question for all organizations now is: How do I leverage what I learned during this pandemic at a time when the benefits of planning or the consequences of not planning are foremost on all stakeholders’ minds?


II. Preparing During Uncertainty: Nonprofit scenario planning in the age of COVID-19

November 19, 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

A climate of heightened uncertainty has been created by the pandemic. By building scenario plans, nonprofit organizations can make best case predictions and consider possible outcomes that support smart decision-making and mission sustainability.


III. Strategic Partnerships in the COVID-19 Era: The Nonprofit Landscape

December 1, 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM

With unprecedented challenges before and ahead, what are different methods for mission-aligned nonprofits to ensure social impact? Gain up-to-date awareness of the strategic impact of the COVID-19 era on nonprofits and an understanding of the practical pros and cons of and processes associated with core restructuring models.


IV. Strategic Planning: Why Now & How?

January 12, 9:00 – 10:30 AM

It’s time to move from “pivot” to “reset.” Strategic planning can guide you in thinking afresh about your nonprofit’s mission, vision and goals in a changed landscape. This session with breakout workshops will teach the basics of a sound, do-it-yourself strategic planning process and offer practical take-away tools that you can use for research and planning, and parameters for putting together a strategic plan framework that responds to post-COVID conditions.


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