You have a dream for your organization and you know what you want your arts organization to become. How will you get there? How can you move your dream into reality? What are your priorities? How can you best focus your limited resources to maximize the efforts of your staff, board and volunteers?
Planning allows you to take a more informed look at the environment and community in which your organization will operate in order to better assess how to position the organization for success. Additionally, planning helps you to focus your efforts and determine your organization's long-term goals and the actions you need to take to get there