In the lifecycle of any nonprofit there comes a time when something needs to change. Call it an inflection point, a resetting, a fork in the road. I see it all the time. Someone in the organization takes a step back and realizes something just isn’t going to work anymore. It’s a critical point. It’s the point at which you decide whether you are going to take the leap and make this a year of real change.
When that moment comes, and you feel the urge to really do things differently, don’t shy away from it. Take the leap.
Here are eight of the most common nonprofit inflection points and how Social Velocity can help you seize the opportunity they present:
- Board and staff are floundering and don’t know where the organization is going:
- Everyone is fed up with fundraising
- Your approach to a community problem has become too narrow
- Your board is not helping to move the organization forward
- You can’t effectively articulate your nonprofit’s value to the community
- You need money to strengthen the organization, but don’t know where to look
- There is a much greater need for your nonprofit’s programs, but you can’t afford to grow
- You’re worn out and need to be inspired
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