Engine of Impact offers “a detailed road map . . . for turning a good nonprofit into one that can achieve great impact at scale.”
— Jim Collins, best-selling author of Good to Great

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Engine of Impact Board Giving Tool

“A cardinal principle of fund raising is to start with your board,” Bill Meehan and Kim Jonker write in Engine of Impact. With this tool, nonprofit leaders can gather and present vital data on their board’s contribution to funding their organization.

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Discussion Guide to Engine of Impact

Often the best way for people in an organization to turn ideas into action is to engage with those ideas together. Here is a set of questions, organized by book chapter, that people can explore in a group discussion of Engine of Impact.

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Engine of Impact Diagnostic

To achieve significant impact, a nonprofit organization must build, tune, and fuel an “engine of Impact”—a system that encompasses seven essential areas of strategic leadership. This diagnostic tool enables nonprofit stakeholders to assess how well their organization performs in each of those areas and how ready that organization is to scale its impact.

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SSIR Webinar: “Strategic Concepts That Truly Matter for Nonprofits”

Many nonprofit organizations today, whether they know it or not, are losing their way because they lack a sound strategy. For any nonprofit, a strategy is nothing more—and nothing less—than a clear and rigorously planned set of actions that are designed to achieve a social mission. Strategic thinking in the social sector must draw on […]

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On the Road: Book Events in 2018

Bill Meehan and Kim Jonker are scheduling events related to Engine of Impact in several US cities. We will update the information below as event details become available. To inquire about booking Meehan and Jonker for an event, contact the BrightSight Group. Click here for information about booking Meehan. Click here for information about booking […]

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A Question of Impact: Advice for Board Members

Nonprofit organizations often recruit people who have been successful in the business sector to serve on their board of directors. It’s a practice that can work well, enabling a nonprofit to gain valuable perspective from smart professionals—but only if those professionals are equipped to engage actively and meaningfully both in board meetings and in the […]

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