2 responses to “Should I Use Goals-Based or Issues-Based Planning?”

  1. I am looking at developing a strategic plan for a nonprofit org. that hasn’t had one done in years. I need it to not only reflect the typical strategic plan items, but also a capital building action item as well. I need to use this strategic plan in order to pursue grant funds. So, I guess my question is…how do I go about doing it? Do I need 2 strategic plans, one for the typical strategic plan and another for the capital building strategic plan? Is this complicated? I just need some help getting my mind straight on this matter. I am so comfused at this point!

    Please weigh in, I really need your help!
    Thanks!
    Marilyn

  2. Sorry for the late reply. I was on the road.

    You’d be better to have two separate plans, a Strategic Plan and a Capital Plan. Funders for the capital drive usually will want to see the strategic plan first. Have you seen my information at
    http://managementhelp.org/plan_dec/str_plan/str_plan.htm