Your organization may decide to adopt a policy that mandates your employees receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Create a clear COVID-19 Vaccination Policy (including providing ways for employees to request accommodations) using this sample policy.
Not everyone speaks the same way about social issues or experiences; having a shared understanding of terms can help groups and individuals communicate better and support their collaboration. We recognize that many of these terms in this list can feel quite jargon heavy or academic—however, precision and clarity are useful when naming and dismantling deep rooted assumptions, behaviors, or practices.
This tutorial walks you through a solution for U.S organizations to show grant revenue from one year to the next that won’t mess up your bottom line. It will also leave your organization an easy way to read and understand accurate financial reports.
Do you know which of your funds are restricted? How to track them? What types are there? This tutorial answers all those questions and also will start you down the path to robust financial systems.
The Four “I”s of Oppression are a common framework used to illustrate the ways systemic injustices are able to perpetuate in society and over time. Oppression manifests itself in four overlapping and interdependent ways; individually as internalized oppression; socially as interpersonal oppression; it is reinforced through institutional oppression; and perpetuates across time and space as ideological oppression. Check out this resource and the guidance on using the framework to learn more about the Four “I”s. Being clear about how oppression operates can help everyone work concretely to dismantle oppressive systems and foster alternatives individually and across society.
This US Conservation and Colonialism Timeline was collated from published scholarly research, journalism, and community-led historical recovery efforts. It was created to support environmental and conservation organizations committed to fulfilling their missions through a justice lens. This timeline is not all inclusive…
Formally adopting a strategic plan is one of the most fundamental responsibilities of a board of directors. This resource reviews the process between the planning committee, staff, and board from […]
During your Strategic Planning process, it essential to take the time to step back and gain perspective of your organization’s effectiveness. TREC uses an Organizational Ecology Model to assess key […]
Start your strategic planning right by engaging the right people, setting realistic timelines, and having the right conversations from the start. This resource assists in the formation of a planning […]
Strategic planning can be the most valuable investment of time and energy your group ever makes. With TREC’s Strategic Plan guide, we offer ideas for making the most of your […]
This tutorial reviews the key components of linking strategic planning to financial planning. We’ll examine approaches to strategic planning from Good Enough to The Works; and also how to budget for revenue gaps and surpluses, determine where to put your fundraising focus, and determine the sustainability of each of your programs.
You’ve completed your strategic plan, congratulations! Now what? How much do you communicate with your funders and when? How do you pay for and staff the new programs? This resource […]
If you have the resources and time, a full team retreat in the middle of the planning process is desirable. This resource can help guide you through the logistical and […]
When you are ready to draft your strategic plan, it is advisable to have a plan and approach prepared for tackling the actual task of documenting the organization’s thinking and […]
A TOC (Theory of Change) describes the overall focus and approach for creating change: a process of planned social (or other) change, from the assumptions that guide its design to the long-term goals it seeks to achieve. This TREC resource will give you a greater understanding of the role a Theory of Change plays for your organization and how to develop and apply one for your organization.
Good strategic planning requires time and effort. Before you dive into the strategic planning process, prepare for the process by asking your group important questions to prepare. These pivotal questions […]