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How to (Not) Strike Fear in Grantees: Developing and Bringing Your New Strategic Plan Online Without Alienating Your Community

by Kris Putnam-Walkerly

Mar 10, 2017

Few words strike fear in the hearts of foundation grantees like the following, when dropped by a program officer’s lips: We’re about to start a strategic planning process. It’s understandable that funded nonprofits might get nervous, but there are some things that funders can do to help soothe nerves and alleviate uncertainty.