Nonprofit leaders dedicate tremendous amounts of time to the mission with few resources to build the infrastructure needed to ensure quality and continuity. Nonprofits continue to be threatened with leadership succession issues as well as high expectations for showing impact and results. Even with these challenging times, we believe that strengthening organizational capacity will result in better outcomes and stronger, more sustainable organizations. Organizations that are adapting and innovating are seeing the results of those efforts.
Improving organizational capacity is an ongoing process. There are many aspects to building high-performing organizations, and we have chosen to prioritize our focus in the areas of leadership, strategy, learning and communication to achieve increased capacity and ultimately stronger sustainability for North Carolina’s nonprofit sector. We are committed to providing nonprofits with a deeper level of support and infrastructure necessary to best serve communities in need. The following capacity components are required to grow the impact of the nonprofits we are working with as they move the needle on improving the health of North Carolinians: