The Evolving Definition of Sustainability

The Evolving Definition of Sustainability

Sustainability continues to be a hot topic for all of our clients. While we still frequently hear the leaders of organizations, agencies, and programs talk about sustainability as synonymous with funding (it’s not), we are also seeing signs that a more holistic...
Assessing Sustainability: Part 4 – Impact

Assessing Sustainability: Part 4 – Impact

This post is part of a 4-part series on our Sustainability Self-Assessment tool. Read part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 3 here. The Sustainability Self-Assessment uses questions developed by Conservation Impact and Nonprofit Impact and used in hundreds of planning...
Assessing Sustainability: Part 3 – Capacity

Assessing Sustainability: Part 3 – Capacity

This post is part of a 4-part series on our Sustainability Self-Assessment tool. Read part 1 here, part 2 here, and part 4 here. The Sustainability Self-Assessment uses questions developed by Conservation Impact and Nonprofit Impact and used in hundreds of planning...
Assessing Sustainability: Part 2 – Constituents

Assessing Sustainability: Part 2 – Constituents

This post is part of a 4-part series on our Sustainability Self-Assessment tool. Read part 1 here, part 3 here, and part 4 here.  The Sustainability Self-Assessment uses questions developed by Conservation Impact and Nonprofit Impact and used in hundreds of planning...
Assessing Sustainability: Part 1 – Identity

Assessing Sustainability: Part 1 – Identity

This post is part of a 4-part series on our Sustainability Self-Assessment tool. Read part 2 here, and part 3 here, and part 4 here.  As state and federal budget cuts loom and private fundraising continues to be impacted by the weak economy, more and more clients are...

New Mexico Part 2: Really Getting your Constituents

After the training in Albuquerque, I rented a car and drove up to visit Ghost Ranch about an hour north of Santa Fe. If you’re unfamiliar with Ghost Ranch, it is a 21,000 acre property in the Chama River Valley of New Mexico, famous for being the home of the artist...