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Improving Long-term Performance: Business Planning for Nonprofit of All Sizes

DateFebruary 7, 2013

A business plan is a crucial tool for nonprofits of all sizes. It sets out the strategic goals of the organization along with cohesive financial, marketing, and operational plans that together demonstrate the organization's ability to meet those goals. Business planning is no longer limited to the largest nonprofit organizations, as small and medium nonprofits adopt this planning process to better plan for long-term sustainability. 


Join Ventureneer's founder Geri Stengel at the Foundation Center, NYC for a panel discussion on how 3 nonprofits have incorporated business planning. 




Geri Stengel
Ventureneer/Stengel Solutions

David Aabo
Executive Director
WAVES for Development

Didi Lacher
President of the Board

Cynthia Russell
Principal, CrossSector Partners
Former Vice Chair and Treasurer of the board, New Hampshire Disaster Animal Response Team

Who Should Attend?
  • Nonprofit ED, CEO, President
  • Nonprofit COO, CFO
  • Nonprofit board members


Geri Stengel , President, Ventureneer

Geri Stengel is founder and president of Ventureneer, a content marketing, marketing research and education company that helps companies reach small businesses. As a writer (author of Forget the Glass Ceiling: Building Your Business Without One and Stand Out In the Crowd: How Women (and Men) Benefit From Equity Crowdfunding and Forbes contributor writing about the success factor of women entrepreneurs), consultant, teacher (Kauffman FastTrac facilitator and former adjunct professor at The New School) and speaker, Geri has helped thousands of entrepreneurs take their vision to reality, develop their business plan, and learn the strategies and tactics they need to grow their businesses.

Geri Stengel