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GBCF strategic planning workshop planned in September
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Golden Belt Community Foundation will hold a strategic planning workshop from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 14, at Holiday Inn Express in Great Bend. Registration is $50 and includes all workshop materials and lunch. Online registration is available now at with a Sept. 8 deadline.
A limited number of scholarships are available to nonprofit organizations in Barton, Pawnee, Rush, and Stafford counties.
Strategic planning is an organizational effort to set priorities and focus resources towards common goals. In this workshop, participants will learn options for identifying and organizing relevant data, approaches to establishing a shared vision, and methods to move a team or organization to action.
Produced outcomes are attributed to advanced planning.
The facilitator, Joyce McEwen Crane, will provide individuals and teams with the framework for change. This workshop is geared towards business administrators, civic groups, executive directors, CEOs, small business owners, and individuals interested in developing a shared planned.
Crane believes that a deeply discerning and flexible understanding of relationships and systems is one of the hallmarks of masterful leadership.She employs and teaches this and other skills in her work as a professional consultant and coach for businesses, foundations, community coalitions and nonprofits across the state of Kansas, for which she provides multiple organizational capacity-building strategies.
Having owned two successful businesses, managed two counseling centers, and provided corporate training and curriculum development for several relationship-based programs in Kansas, Crane brings a experience and dedication to her work at the Kansas Leadership Center. She also serves as the Strategic Development Coordinator for the Community Engagement Institute of Wichita State University.
For more information about this event or Leadership Golden Belt contact Sue Cooper at Golden Belt Community Foundation by calling (620) 792-3000 or by email at