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Strengthen Your Nonprofit With These 4 Key Strategies for Capacity Building image

Strengthen Your Nonprofit With These 4 Key Strategies for Capacity Building

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

Building the capacity of your nonprofit organization isn't just a smart move; it's the rocket fuel that propels you toward your mission. Strengthening your organization's capacity turbocharges your ability to create real, tangible change. Here are four ways to kickstart your nonprofit's growth and capacity to better meet your mission.

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Streamlining Nonprofit Donation Processes

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

In the realm of nonprofit management, navigating the intricacies of donation processes can often be a challenging endeavor. However, recent insights from a webinar by Shortage and Daffy with Mission Met Co-founder and Causey Lead Developer Ricky Chilcott shed light on innovative strategies and tools that can significantly streamline in-kind and non-cash donation processes for nonprofits.

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Exciting News: Causey to Exhibit at the 2024 Public Library Association Conference in Columbus, Ohio!

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

Causey, strategic planning execution software for libraries, is excited to announce our first-time participation as an exhibitor at the 2024 Public Library Association (PLA) Conference in Columbus, Ohio from April 3 to 5, 2024. Visit us at booth #2039 to learn how Causey can help your library effectively plan, execute, and track your strategic initiatives.

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Causey's Leap: Overcoming Nonprofit Strategic Hurdles for Effective Action Plans image

Causey's Leap: Overcoming Nonprofit Strategic Hurdles for Effective Action Plans

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Ted Bilich, an experienced nonprofit risk assessment expert, wrote an insightful article about challenges in implementing nonprofit strategic plans. We found his analysis accurate and relevant to the hurdles we address with our software, Causey. This article follows Ted's framework to discuss these challenges and how Causey tackles them.

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AI in Strategic Planning: Opportunities, Challenges and Embracing Human Insight

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

After reviewing a strategic plan I asked ChatGPT to create, I realize there are many challenges that AI will never solve completely. This article explains what I see as the good parts and the challenges of using AI in strategic planning.

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Maximizing Revenue in 2024: Four Strategies for Strategy Consultants

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

To enhance revenue while maintaining a strong commitment to client service, mission-driven strategy consultants are encouraged to adopt four key strategies: leveraging software like Causey to streamline tasks and increase efficiency, transitioning into roles such as a fractional director of strategy to add value through close engagement in strategic plan execution, diversifying and expanding service offerings through educational courses and other innovative services to attract a wider client base, and nurturing client relationships through a structured customer lifecycle process to encourage loyalty, repeat business, and referrals. These strategies collectively aim to maximize revenue opportunities without compromising the quality of service to clients, ensuring sustainable growth and a deeper impact in the communities they serve.

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Overcoming Barriers to Nonprofit Partnerships Building Strong Collaborations for Social Impact

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

Strategic partnerships enable nonprofits to pool strengths, resources, and expertise to tackle complex social issues and achieve greater collective success, driving lasting positive change. We're sharing an article about specific barriers to partnerships that we hear about from mission-driven leaders, including limited resources, communication issues, and inadequate planning. The article also offers suggestions for how to overcome each barrier.

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Leveraging Strategic Networking for Nonprofit Success: The Power of Collaboration image

Leveraging Strategic Networking for Nonprofit Success: The Power of Collaboration

Photo of Ricky Chilcott Ricky Chilcott

Strategic networking is crucial for nonprofit professionals, offering benefits like resource mobilization, knowledge exchange, and collaboration for greater impact and efficiency. The article introduces a "Strategic Networking Cheatsheet," providing practical tools and tips to enhance networking skills and leverage relationships for organizational success.

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Causey Pricing and Tiers

Photo of Eric Ryan Eric Ryan

With changes to Causey, we're introducing new pricing tiers and adding features like tags and super focus mode, with customer transitions to the new pricing happening on August 31, 2023, and more enhancements planned for the future.

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We are Causey

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Mission Met Center is now Causey, a rebrand reflecting our differentiation from consulting services and our evolution into a robust strategic planning software platform. While retaining all previous features, Causey adds enhancements, introduces new pricing tiers, and transitions to a new URL. We remain committed to serving you and look forward to an exciting future of product development.

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Empowering Mission-Driven Organizations with Strategic Planning Software

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Boost nonprofit success with strategic planning software: align teams, make data-driven decisions, streamline goals & enhance collaboration for long-term impact.

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Mission Met Center's Newest Features

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

In this feature annoucement, we touch on Organization Launch Status, Changes to Automated Emails, Plan Lock Feature Enhanced Presentation View, Report Generation, and Cloning Focus Areas

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Our Metrics App is Growing!📈

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Mission Met Center has enhanced its Metrics app, introducing the Metric Champion feature, Baselines for comparisons, Delta/Snapshot data entry options, automated Email Reminders for metrics updates, an Edit Measurements function, and improved export/import capabilities, all aimed at emphasizing the importance of regular metrics processing.

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🎁 MMC’s Newest Features! 🎁

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

New features? We've got them. We announce Presentation View for direct plan presentations, expansion of Timeline View to include action items, launch of START Lite, a free slimmed-down version of the START course, and we add an activity feed on the home screen.

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The holidays just got brighter with our new features!

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

We've got some new goodies for your holiday. You now have the ability to add your organization's logo to your plan, PDF outputs, and emails, option to add more than one action item owner, and capability to add metrics to focus areas and goals in addition to the Compass.

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New Features (October 2021)

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

In this feature annoucement, we share Redesigned forms with strategic planning guidance built into the software. Ability to add notes, links, or attachments to goals within redesigned action item section. Expansion of document rearrangement and sorting capabilities. Translation of the software into Hindi, Māori, and both UK and American English. Feature to set default language and date/time format for Plan View Links. And an updated privacy policy.

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🎉Introducing: Timeline View! 🎉

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Mission Met Center has launched a new feature, Timeline View, which allows users to visually see all their goals within a specific timeframe, enhancing productivity and strategic planning, developed based on user feedback.

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New Features (June 2020)

Photo of Megan Drapcho Megan Drapcho

Mission Met Center has updated its features to improve strategic plan tracking and implementation, including a Calendar Feed for syncing with Google or iCal, a Progress Tracker for action items, a Weekly Look-ahead Email for due and completed tasks, and the ability to add Key Team Members to Focus Areas, all developed based on user feedback.

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