BLOG 2017-08-29T21:43:23+00:00

DIAGNOSING THE REAL PROBLEM: IMPLEMENTATION TOOL

Here’s one approach that Communitas Consulting has used in the early stages of diagnosis for evaluations. It is transferrable to an assessment of your own organizational issues. When you are faced with an organizational or community problem that calls for a solution:   [...]

MATCHING THE SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM

As practitioners, we often rush to solve problems. We want to pin down the causes and make things better. In nonprofits and philanthropies, there is merit to this impulse -- and there is often misdirected energy. Our first impulse is to isolate [...]

A MORE INCLUSIVE APPROACH TO STRATEGIC PLANNING

In working with several exceptional nonprofits over the past few months, I see the power and value of disrupting the traditional, board-led strategic planning model in favor of a process that encourages staff leadership and engagement early on at all levels of [...]

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PHILANTHROPY REVIEW ARTICLE, DEC 2018

A challenge for many executive directors is how to plan for meaningful change within their organization while also achieving buy-in from staff. Communitas adapted a traditional strategic planning process to include a less hierarchical and more staff-inclusive approach. Learn how time spent listening to and understanding staff helped two executive directors as they pursued a renewed vision for their organizations.

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