Strategic Planning Resources

Strategic Planning for NonProfit Organizations: A Practical Guide and Workbook, 2nd Edition, by Michael Allison and Jude Kaye, CompassPoint NonProfit Services, John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

The Pollyanna Principles: Reinventing Nonprofit Organizations to Create the Future of Our World, by Hildy Gottlieb, Renaissance Press, 2009.

The NonProfit Strategy Revolution: Real-Time Strategic Planning in a Rapid-Response World, by David La Piana, Fieldstone Alliance, 2008.

Switch: How to Change Things When Change is Hard, by Chip Heath & Dan Heath, Broadway, 2010.

Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability, by Jeanne Bell, Jan Masaoka and Steve Zimmerman, Jossey-Bass, 2010.

Creating Your Strategic Plan: A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit Organizations, by John M. Bryson and Farnum K. Alston, Jossey-Bass, 2011.

The One Page Business Plan for Non-Profit Organizations, by James T. Horan, Jr., One-Page Business Plan Company, 2007.

Living Into Your Strategic Plan: A Guide to Implementation That Gets Results, by Hadley, Lanzerotti & Nathan, Bridgespan, 2011.

Community Driven Institute, Help4Nonprofits, Free library of resources from Hildy Gottlieb, e.g., “3 Statements That Can Change the World: Mission/Vision/Values”.

Center for Strategic Facilitation, Oakland: TOP Strategic Planning

Community At Work, San Francisco: workshops in group facilitation, consensus building, organizational diagnosis, and team-building.

Blue Avocado, free e-publication of “Practical, Provocative and Fun Food-for-Thought for Nonprofits”

BoardSource, e-letter, resources on governance (annual membership fee)