We know how to identify and ask the right questions, to question basic assumptions, and to move from planning to action. Our extensive knowledge with nonprofits, government agencies, and other civic-minded organizations enables us to quickly get to the core of your organization's mission, culture, and context.
STRATEGIC PLANNING Cincinnatus is committed to helping your organizations to create a strategic plan that clarifies the mission, energizes and motivates the board, and guides you to have meaningful impact in the community. The plans we help create are dynamic, fresh, relevant, and memorable.
We believe that a well-crafted and well-used strategic plan will:
We see our roles as designers of the planning process and as decision assistants, not decision-makers. Our belief is that while we are working with our clients, we are guests in their culture, best serving them when we assist in their decision-making process, guiding them to make good strategic decisions, nudging when needed and recording as the process unfolds.
FUND DEVELOPMENT & INSTITUTIONAL ADVANCEMENT Cincinnatus works with you to create the strategies, capacity, and tools that allow you to increase significantly the amount of philanthropic dollars you receive. These are some of the ways in which we work with organizations:
Cincinnatus was wonderful to work with as a consultant to our organization. Our consultant was a highly skilled communicator and facilitator, who was reliable and incredibly easy to work with. Cincinnatus helped us to structure the roles in our organization so that we were better aligned with our goals and our budget. Their Environmental Scan helped us understand how we are viewed by our key stakeholders, and set the course for key changes in how we partner.
-- Tracy Sides, Executive Director, Urban Oasis