Strategic Planning in Nonprofits

| January 24, 2018

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Strategic Planning in Nonprofits (SPiN) is a project of Washington Nonprofits, our state association that makes sure nonprofits have what they need to succeed. SPiN was funded by the Satterberg Foundation. Together we seek to expand the capacity of nonprofits to achieve their mission. SPiN was designed to give you the knowledge and tools your organization needs to plan so that you can better achieve your mission.

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