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Worksheet for Drafting an Organizational Mission Statement

© Copyright Carter McNamara, MBA, PhD, Authenticity Consulting, LLC.

Applies to nonprofits unless otherwise noted.

Simply put, a mission statement is a succinct description of the overall purpose of an organization. Basically, the mission statement helps to convey the purpose of the organization to the community and aligns organizational activities to one overall, common purpose.

There are a variety of views about what should be included in a mission statement.

Developing/Updating a Mission Statement (the purpose of the organization)

For the Category of Capacity Building (Nonprofit):

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