Introducing strategic planning

Voluntary and community organisations can plan more effectively for the future through a process called strategic planning. NCVO Third Sector Foresight supports strategic planning by providing information about strategic analysis (trends, planning tools and advice).

To get the most from our resources, it helps to understand the main terms (jargon) we use:

You can also find out about the practical benefits of planning for accessing funding and more besides. When you're ready to introduce strategic analysis in your organisation, you can prepare yourself with inside knowledge about common challenges that other organisations have faced.

Next steps

Read about how strategic analysis fits within the strategic planning process.

Read our guide to strategic analysis and start exploring the drivers that will shape your organisation's future.

Last updated at 15:08 Mon 18/May/09.