A clear, concise, compelling, and memorable mission statement is the basis of a strong message, focused strategy, energized stakeholders and effective metrics. Is your nonprofit's mission statement a great one?
Enter the Fourth Annual What's Your Mission? Competition to win publicity and free consulting.
Or enter the Mission Statement Makeover category, and get help in creating a great statement.
There is just one more week before the deadline for entriesOctober 31.
Over the past three years we've had some great statements, interesting discussions, and very promising makeovers:
Finalists in the 1st Annual Great Mission Statement Competition
Finalists in the 2nd Annual Great Mission Statement Competition
Finalists in the 3rd Annual Great Mission Statement Competition
Mission Statement Makeover Discussion 2011: Part 1
Mission Statement Makeover Discussion 2011: Part 2
Mission Statement Makeover Discussion 2011: Part 3
More thoughts about mission statements
Zeroing in on a mission statement
For the entry form go to http://bit.ly/SyPmission
For some thoughts on what makes an effective mission statement, check out Critical Issues#7: On Mission or sign up for our free webinar, What's a Mission Statement Worth?, on November 13. During the webinar we'll announce the semi-finalists and get help from the participants in choosing the finalists.