Strategic Planning

Executive Service Corps of Southern California (ESC) delivers a powerful and cost-effective strategic planning process to drive your nonprofit’s mission and ensure long-term success.


Inspire dedication to a clearly defined mission and far reaching vision
Define the core values that underpin your work
Build an energized and unified staff and board team
Demonstrate to funders an effective strategy for genuine impact
Make a greater difference in the communities you serve

Our Approach

A highly collaborative, customized engagement designed to help you achieve your short- and long-term mission-driven goals.


Coaching is central to ESC’s unique approach, and our consultants partner with you through plan development and the launch of implementation. Once your strategic plan is approved, we continue to coach your steering committee, working with you hand-in-hand to set your plan into action.

Gather and analyze information and insights from stakeholders throughout your community
Create or confirm your mission, vision and values in response to both current and future environmental factors
Focus your decision-making by developing a SWOT analysis (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats)
Clarify primary goals, objectives and action steps to prioritize your organization’s work
Develop plans for long term financial sustainability in alignment with your strategic plan
Gain buy-in from your staff, board and constituents

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Transformative coaching and consulting for nonprofits and the communities they serve.
Julia Fischer

Vice President, Client Services