Topic 4: Plan and Statement Activity

In this exercise, you’ll have the opportunity to apply your understanding of financial management principles and organisational goals to develop a strategic framework for financial sustainability.

Throughout this activity, you’ll delve into key aspects such as assessing financial health and risks, scoping income needs versus available resources, and aligning financial strategies with your organisation’s mission and mandate. By synthesising these elements into a concise plan and statement, you’ll articulate a clear vision for achieving financial resilience and advancing your mission-driven objectives.

This activity serves as a practical application of the concepts covered in the previous modules, providing you with a hands-on opportunity to translate theoretical knowledge into actionable strategies. As you embark on this journey, remember to draw upon your organisation’s unique context, challenges, and aspirations to tailor your plan and statement effectively.

Now, let’s dive into the activity and begin charting a course towards financial sustainability and mission-driven success for your NGO.

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By integrating these key considerations into your short plan and statement, you’ll be able to develop a strategic roadmap for enhancing your organization’s financial health and resilience. Remember to keep your plan concise, focused, and aligned with your mission and mandate.


By evaluating factors such as financial health and risks, assessing the discrepancy between required and available income, and identifying the financial resources required to fulfil your mission and mandate, you’ve gained valuable insights into the intricacies of financial management in the nonprofit sector. 

Armed with this knowledge, you’re better equipped to make informed decisions, mitigate risks, and strategically allocate resources to drive your organisation forward. 

Remember, financial stability is not just a goal but a continuous journey requiring vigilance, adaptability, and strategic planning.