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Center for Collaborative Planning

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Resource Library

Strategic Planning

The Alliance for Nonprofit Management —

Allison, Michael and Kaye, Judy. "Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations: A Practical Guide and Workbook." Support Center for Nonprofit Management, John Wiley & Sons, 1997.

Barry, Bryan. "Strategic Planning Workbook for Nonprofit Organizations, Revised & Updated." St. Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation, 1997. Call 800-274-6024 to order ($32.95).

"Best Practices Report #3: Strategic Planning." Community Associations Institute Research Foundation, 2001.

Bryson, John M. and Alston, Farnum K. "Creating and Implementing Your Strategic Plan: A Workbook for Public and Nonprofit Organizations." Jossey-Bass Public Administration Series, 1995.

Civic Practices Network —

Community Tool Box —

"Community Visioning / Strategic Planning Handbook." Denver, CO: National Civic League, NCL, 2000.

Eadie, Douglas. "Beyond Strategic Planning: How to Involve Nonprofit Boards in Growth and Change." National Center for Nonprofit Boards, 1993.

Ensuring A Comprehensive Approach to Strategy Development. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.

Field Guide to Nonprofit Strategic Planning and Facilitation—

Free Management Library —

Howe, Fisher, and Shrader, Alan. "The Board Member's Guide to Strategic Planning: A Practical Approach to Strengthening Nonprofit Organizations." San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1997.

Innovation Network: Helping Nonprofits Succeed —

Learning Technology Dissemination Initiative. "Evaluation Cookbook." Edinburgh: Learning Technology Dissemination Initiative, 1998.

Martinelli, Frank. "Strategic Planning Manual." The Center for Public Skills Training, 1999.

McNamara, Carter, PhD. " Field Guide to Nonprofit Strategic Planning and Facilitation." Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits,1997.

McNamara, Carter, PhD. "Strategic Planning (in nonprofit or for-profit organizations)." Management Assistance Program for Nonprofits, 1999.

Non Profit Genie —

Puntenney, Deborah. "A Guide to Building Sustainable Organizations from the Inside Out: An Organizational Capacity Building Toolbox from the Chicago Foundation for Women." Chicago, IL: ACTA Publications, 2000.

Strategic Planning. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.

TechSoup: The Technology Place for Nonprofits —

Understanding Community Issues. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.

Working Collaboratively — Prioritizing Strategies. Sacramento, CA: Center for Collaborative Planning.