• Testimonials

    Empowering and Strengthening Ohio’s People
    ESOP Management Team

    The East Side Organizing Project (ESOP) was a small non-profit organization with a mission of developing leadership around issues that impact community life in Cleveland, Ohio.  As a result of our successful “direct action” campaigns against predatory lending, ESOP exploded in growth and we took our model statewide. Between 2007 and 2008, ESOP grew from […]

    Read more >
  • Blog

    Strategy Needs a Plan

          Post by Mike Allison, SSIR Blog, May 7, 2015 Stanford Social Innovation Review Upon learning that his possible death had been incorrectly reported, Mark Twain famously responded, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” It is popular now to say that strategic planning is dead—that the world is changing so fast, […]

    Read more >
  • Publications

    image description
  • "Strategic Planning for Nonprofit Organizations describes a proven method for creating an effective, organized, actionable strategy, tailored to the unique needs of the nonprofit organization. Now in its third edition, this bestselling manual contains new information about the value of plans, specific guidance toward business planning, and additional information about the strategic plan document itself."