Strengths and Weaknesses as part of a nonprofit SWOT analysis

SWOT Analyses are a common way of evaluating where an organization stands, what are its greatest attributes and greatest areas of improvement. SWOT stands for Strengths – Weaknesses – Opportunities – Threats. As we touched on before, strengths and weaknesses are internal and opportunities and threats are external. Today, we look at strengths and weaknesses….

SWOT Analysis for nonprofits

SWOT Analyses happen in both for-profit and non-profit worlds. They are a common way of evaluating where an organization stands, what are its greatest attributes and greatest areas of improvement. SWOT stands for Strengths – Weaknesses – Opportunities – Threats. Over the next few days we will be looking at each area more in-depth but…

Creating Talking Points for Nonprofits

A big part of an organization’s communication with the world at large is the ability to have clear, concise messaging. As a nonprofit, that messaging is your verbal advertisement, information source and selling point. It is important that everyone – from board members to staff – be able to speak with one voice and keep…

Internal Communications Plans

Introduction Communications plans help to guide conversation and larger communication throughout an organization for efficient and effective decision making and messaging. As an organization transitions to a formal communications plan, it is important to remember to have patience and understanding, recognizing that questions and comments may not be immediately validated or responded to. A communications…