Blue Avocado Recap: December 2023

This month in Blue Avocado.

In case you missed it: Be sure to check out the latest nonprofit stories from Blue Avocado this month — all here in one convenient place!


A guide for shifting your nonprofit’s mission. Lessons for meeting the evolving needs of young people. A deep dive into the pros and cons of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) for small nonprofits. How to avoid the pitfalls of strategic planning without a definition for success. Here’s a recap of what’s been happening over at Blue Avocado.

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Is Your Nonprofit’s Mission Obsolete — Or Just Ready for a New Direction?

Measuring the dual bottom lines of sustainability and impact can help you determine if the time has come for your nonprofit to conclude your mission — or pivot to a new one.

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Charting A New Course For Youth Engagement

A blueprint for how using strategic inquiry can help your nonprofit better understand your community’s needs and provide key insights with the potential to help you innovate and better serve those who count on you.

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Beyond the Hype: Why ESG Frameworks Miss the Mark for Small Nonprofits

When we take a closer look at what Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) frameworks actually entail, it is often not worth the time and resources for most small nonprofits to go through such a process.

Vision Before Strategy: A Nonprofit’s Guide to Defining Success

Defining the desired outcome and what constitutes success in measurable terms helps stakeholders align their actions and priorities, ensuring that every effort is geared toward achieving this shared vision.

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