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October 14, 2010<br />Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Retreat<br />STATE OF THE COUNCIL<br />
Marketplace: Potential Partners<br />National<br />
Marketplace: Potential Partners<br />Regional<br />
Donor Marketplace<br />
Competing in the<br />Donor Marketplace<br />$$$$$<br />Technology<br />& time<br />
Marketplace “Buzz”<br />Transparency<br />Accountability<br />Foundations, <br />Experts<br />Impact<br />Return on <br />...
Marketplace Buzz<br />Transparency<br />Accountability<br />Impact<br />Return on <br />Investment<br />Evidence<br />Indi...
Donors want…<br />Simple Information about Nonprofit<br />Effectiveness<br />Efficiency<br />Relationship With Nonprofit<b...
GRANTMAKER MARKETPLACE<br />Tightening <br />Focus<br />Movement to <br />streamline<br />
The Council & <br />the Marketplace<br />
Recent <br />Strategic Goals<br />Expansion<br />Cultural Competency<br />Nonprofits<br />Donors<br />Lead by Example<br />
Expansion through Partnerships<br />Expansion<br />
Through Nonprofit Technical Assistance & Outreach<br />2010 participation goals met<br />Relationships leveraged<br />Time...
COUNCIL RELATIONSHIPS WITH <br />DIVERSE COMMUNITIES<br />Via Nonprofits<br />Via donors<br />Cultural Competency<br />
Revised Strategy? Reach more donors through nonprofits<br />Donors<br />
Balancing the needs of donors<br />Donors<br />
Grantmaker Interest in Services<br />Donors<br />
Among Reviewed Charities<br />91%<br />REVIEW IS IMPORTANT<br />Meets<br /> Standard Seal<br />Accountability<br />Interna...
Among Reviewed Charities<br />91%<br />If wouldn’t meet standards<br />Likely to <br />renew<br />68%<br />Nonprofits<br />
Among Reviewed Charities<br />“If there was no seal of approval to stamp on the website, the board wouldn't care about any...
Why charities don’t participate in a review?<br />Not Enough Time<br />Competing <br />Priorities<br />Won’t meet standard...
What sets us apart?<br />Stability: 65 Years of history<br />NEW <br />STANDARDS<br />Watch Dog<br />Guide<br /> Dog<br />
What holds us back?<br />Fragile MODEL<br />SIZE<br />LOCATION<br />
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  1. 1. October 14, 2010<br />Board of Directors, Strategic Planning Retreat<br />STATE OF THE COUNCIL<br />
  2. 2. Marketplace: Potential Partners<br />National<br />
  3. 3. Marketplace: Potential Partners<br />Regional<br />
  4. 4. Donor Marketplace<br />
  5. 5. Competing in the<br />Donor Marketplace<br />$$$$$<br />Technology<br />& time<br />
  6. 6. Marketplace “Buzz”<br />Transparency<br />Accountability<br />Foundations, <br />Experts<br />Impact<br />Return on <br />Investment<br />Evidence<br />
  7. 7. Marketplace Buzz<br />Transparency<br />Accountability<br />Impact<br />Return on <br />Investment<br />Evidence<br />Individual <br />Donors<br />Not yet hearing/acting on…<br />
  8. 8. Donors want…<br />Simple Information about Nonprofit<br />Effectiveness<br />Efficiency<br />Relationship With Nonprofit<br />
  9. 9. GRANTMAKER MARKETPLACE<br />Tightening <br />Focus<br />Movement to <br />streamline<br />
  10. 10. The Council & <br />the Marketplace<br />
  11. 11. Recent <br />Strategic Goals<br />Expansion<br />Cultural Competency<br />Nonprofits<br />Donors<br />Lead by Example<br />
  12. 12. Expansion through Partnerships<br />Expansion<br />
  13. 13. Through Nonprofit Technical Assistance & Outreach<br />2010 participation goals met<br />Relationships leveraged<br />Time <br />intensive<br />Fundable: <br />$45,000 raised<br />Cultural Competency<br />
  14. 14. COUNCIL RELATIONSHIPS WITH <br />DIVERSE COMMUNITIES<br />Via Nonprofits<br />Via donors<br />Cultural Competency<br />
  15. 15. Revised Strategy? Reach more donors through nonprofits<br />Donors<br />
  16. 16. Balancing the needs of donors<br />Donors<br />
  17. 17. Grantmaker Interest in Services<br />Donors<br />
  18. 18. Among Reviewed Charities<br />91%<br />REVIEW IS IMPORTANT<br />Meets<br /> Standard Seal<br />Accountability<br />Internal Improvement<br />Nonprofits<br />
  19. 19. Among Reviewed Charities<br />91%<br />If wouldn’t meet standards<br />Likely to <br />renew<br />68%<br />Nonprofits<br />
  20. 20. Among Reviewed Charities<br />“If there was no seal of approval to stamp on the website, the board wouldn't care about any of this. They would see it as an unnecessary expense.”<br />“Long way to go BEFORE there is any value aside from PR of a review.”<br />“Because we would not want to have a document go out to funders and stakeholders that says that we do not meet the standards.”<br />Nonprofits<br />
  21. 21. Why charities don’t participate in a review?<br />Not Enough Time<br />Competing <br />Priorities<br />Won’t meet standards<br />Nonprofits<br />
  22. 22. What sets us apart?<br />Stability: 65 Years of history<br />NEW <br />STANDARDS<br />Watch Dog<br />Guide<br /> Dog<br />
  23. 23. What holds us back?<br />Fragile MODEL<br />SIZE<br />LOCATION<br />

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