Free training for nonprofits: ‘Strategic Planning with Budgeting Kicker’

ST. GEORGE – The Southern Utah Committee of Utah Nonprofits Association’s next educational workshop will be held Monday at Dixie Applied Technology College, 1506 S Silicon Way, St George, from 4-6:30 p.m, with a presentation by Executive Director Fraser Nelson of the Community Foundation of Utah presenting on strategic planning with a budgeting “kicker.”

UNA partners and training sponsors, the Community Foundation of Utah, Ally Bank and CIT Bank have worked together to provide this educational opportunity to the Southern Utah Community. The workshop will provide a hands-on in depth look into Strategic Planning for nonprofit organizations.

Capacity Building Training sessions such as this have played a pivotal role in assisting organizations to create long-term sustainability. The Ally Bank and CIT Bank Capacity Building Trainings are developed around topics pertaining to running and growing a successful nonprofit organization. The trainings are taught by experts including CIT/Ally Board members and staff who are a part of the Community Foundation of Utah’s volunteer, entrepreneur and business leader network. This is an exclusive opportunity for local nonprofit organizations to learn from specialists from across the state and to interact with CRA Banks.

Strategic Planning is critical in optimizing organizational performance and outcomes. In this course, taught by Community Foundation of Utah Executive Director, Fraser Nelson, attendees will learn/review the basics of constructing a functional Strategic Plan. Topics to be covered will include:

  • Executive Summary
  • Mission Statement
  • Elevator Pitch
  • Goals
  • Metrics and Key Performance Indicators
  • Target Market
  • Industry and Competitive Advantage Analysis
  • Marketing Plan
  • Operations Plan
  • Financial Projections
  • Budgets

About UNA

As a state wide organization UNA offers a variety of opportunities to engage with the nonprofit community. Locally, UNA provides opportunities for nonprofits to attend training, network and collaborate to help create success and longevity for the many valued services and programs they provide to our community. This workshop is one of many educational opportunities UNA has to offer. Though programs focus on nonprofit organizations, community members are welcome to attend.

The Utah Nonprofits Association is the umbrella membership association of nonprofit organizations in Utah. Incorporated in 1990, UNA was created by, and for, people who strive for a stronger, more professional nonprofit community in Utah. The current membership of UNA (statewide) includes over 650 nonprofit organizations and individual members.

Event recap

  • When: Oct. 27, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
  • Where: Dixie Applied Technology Center, 1506 S Silicon Way, St George, UT 84770
  • Sponsored by: Utah Nonprofits Association, Cherry Creek Radio, The Community Foundation of Utah, Ally Bank and CIT Bank
  • How: Register early as space is limited for this training opportunity | Register online at Utah Nonprofits website | Or via Dawn McLain – Email [email protected] or Telephone 702-860-2341

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