Resource: Develop Vision and Mission Statements for Your Nonprofit

Your vision and mission are key components of your organization’s DNA.


These elements are more than just statements. Your vision and mission serve as paperbackbookstanding_848x1126 (3)the foundation for all of the work your organization does. They’re strategic guides for your nonprofit, and getting them right is critical.


Download our resource for

  • Information on the qualities of strong and lasting statements
  • Examples of strong mission and vision statements for other organizations
  • Exercises to help determine or redefine you vision and mission
  • Suggested format to help you write out your statements

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