Not Solving the Nonprofit’s Key Roadblock

Part of the  7 Strategy Mistakes Series

Strategies look unprofessional when they fail to respond to the nonprofits’ number one challenge. To generate a professional strategy, you must know if your key roadblock and solve it.

Simple, you say, it’s money.

Probably not. Watch the video to discover more about this common strategy mistake that makes your nonprofit look unprofessional.

Nonprofit organizations that experience abrupt threats to their sustainability, like the COVID pandemic, act with purpose. That is, they create a strategy and execution plan to move forward. A strategy, among other things, is your master plan to win–to survive and thrive now. Yet, many nonprofits create strategies that don’t help them and make them look unprofessional. This series, 7 Strategy Mistakes that Make Your Nonprofit Look Unprofessional, explores common mistakes.

Author
Karen Eber Davis

Before founding her firm, Karen Eber Davis developed the Sarasota County Community Development Block Grant Program. Under her leadership, this infant program received the National Association of Counties National Affordable Housing Award for the Down Payment Assistance Program. To date, the program helped over 1,800 families realize their dreams of homeownership. She also worked with the City of Ft. Lauderdale and the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, where she developed the division’s first audit program. In an earlier position at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Tampa, she organized senior, youth, and children groups plus family activities. Her youth staffing work with the Florida Synod of the Lutheran Church in America supported youth ministries in 120 congregations in Florida.