NPO Strategic Planning

Strategic planning is the first and most vital step to achieving your organization’s goals. A thoroughly developed plan helps steer the remaining actions of your organization, from daily objectives to effective performance monitoring. The strategic plan is the foundation your organization needs.

At AMC, we understand that an efficient organization starts with implementing effective strategic planning. 

Given the steady change in volunteer directors, periodic nonprofit strategic planning sessions are even more critical for volunteer associations than for profit-seeking corporations. And yet, until recently, few associations have taken the time to conduct this serious planning exercise.

That’s why NPO Strategic Planning is full of valuable resources related to how to start and what to do next. We will help you and your team analyze and conceptualize the goals, opportunities, and priorities that will move your organization into the future through unique and deliberate discussions.  

Learn how to develop an effective strategy that you can use to improve operations and performance and grow your organization on every level. 

AMC NPO Solutions

Our late founder, Tom Abbott Sr., B.Comm., CGA, CAE started the company in 1987 and was the Complementary Model of Board Governance architect. He was awarded the Dalton N. Murphy, CAE Award by the BC Chapter of the Canadian Society of Association Executives. 

The award was granted to him “in recognition of both outstanding and sustained contributions to the association community.”

AMC NPO Solutions specializes in providing governance training, by-law reviews and strategic planning services to not-for-profit organizations across Canada.

 Since 1987, AMC has assisted over 450 local, provincial, national and international organizations in strategic planning and board governance training, meeting facilitation and organizational effectiveness reviews.

Given the steady change in volunteer directors, periodic nonprofit strategic planning sessions are even more important for volunteer associations than for profit-seeking corporations. And yet, until recently, few associations have taken the time to conduct this serious planning exercise. How should they be arranged, who should be involved, and what should be covered? Read on for our […]

5 Ways To Look Your Best On Video Call from TomTJAbbott, CSP It’s the little things that will make you look so much more professional on your next video call. Good Sound The mic on your headphones or Airbuds work great. Adequate Lighting Place a table lamp on your desk to light your face or […]

The Strategic Nonprofit Eps6 Key Elements of an Effective Strategic Planning Session with Joanna Barclay

In this episode of the Strategic Non-Profit podcast, join Trista McIver and Joanna Barclay to discuss the key elements that encompass effective strategic planning sessions for Non- Profit Organizations. The Importance Of Strategic Planning An organization must carry out Strategic Planning to understand their future and how they intend on reaching specific goals to get […]

I sat down (virtually) with a friend of mine, Charlotte Kemp to talk about what NPOs need to be doing right now to not just survive but thrive in the current environment, for her nonprofit focused podcast. In this snippet I talk about the impact of COVID on NPOs and the 1st thing many associations […]

Failing to Plan: 8 Reasons Why Strategic Planning Fails

8 Reason Why Strategic Planning Fails from TomTJAbbott, CSP Your excitement is palpable. After months, years of appealing to them, your indecisive board has finally agreed to participate in a strategic planning session. Your organization will finally benefit from strategy and forward momentum, a plan will be in place, and you will long forget yesterday’s […]