Nonprofit Business Planning: Your Roadmap to Success

How are nonprofit business plans different from other types of organizational plans?

Nonprofit business planning identifies objectives and strategies to promote the mission of the organization, diversify revenue, and stay on track with the strategic plan. The business planning process provides an opportunity to look at the organization holistically, determining the relationship between mission demand and need, and the resources required to deliver high-quality value over the long term. Come to this session if you are interested in crafting a roadmap for your organization to gain clarity around achieving your goals.

Topics Addressed: business planning, organizational development, management, revenue diversification

Level: Intermediate (not recommended for nonprofit beginners)

Who should attend?

  • Executives looking for strategies and support to further their business plan
  • Board members who work with organization and program management
  • Nonprofit professionals who seek to understand key components of business planning.
  • CNM Members working toward Revenue Development Certificate

Method of Facilitation: lecture, group discussion, workshop time on individual business plan

This work will amplify the impact of nonprofits by helping participants:

  • Understand the components of a nonprofit business plan.
  • Develop a nonprofit business plan.
  • Work with peers to build relationships and share insights.
  • Work with a business planning professional for personalized advice.

Quotes from previous participants: "Great instructor, engaging dialogue"

"Important information for every nonprofit"

Sean McGee, Managing Principal, CauseImpact, LLC
July 9, 2018; 8:30 AM to July 9, 2018; 3:30 PM
End Date
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
$105.00 for Members; $215.00 for nonmembers; $60.00 for students

Subject Area(s)
Planning & Evaluation
Center for Nonprofit Management
Other Details
Lunch Included


This workshop has already started and registrations are no longer being accepted. If you are interested in taking this course, please refer to the list below to find another time with the course will be offered.

This workshop is not currently offered at any other times.