Creating a Framework for Your Inclusiveness Blueprint

This worksheet was created by The Denver Foundation's Inclusiveness Project (http://www.nonprofitinclusiveness.org/) to support organizations doing inclusiveness work.

Users are encouraged to customize the worksheet (both content and formatting) to meet the needs of their respective organizations. A Word version is attached.

 

I. Introduction to Your Inclusiveness Initiative
  • Purpose.
  • Definition of inclusiveness (from Step 3: Making the Case).
  • Case statement on inclusiveness for your organization (from Step 3: Making the Case).
  • Process used to create the inclusiveness blueprint.

 

II. Methodology

 

III. Key Findings from Information Gathered Pertaining to the Organization as a Whole

 


IV. Key Findings from Information Gathered in Each Prioritized Category and a Plan for Each Prioritized Category(Include only categories that your organization selected in Prioritizing Categories.)

Mission and Organizational Values

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Board of Directors

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Personnel

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Organizational Culture

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Volunteers and Helpers

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Programs

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Clients/Constituents/Customers/Beneficiaries

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Marketing and Community Relations

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

Fundraising and Membership

  • Available facts
  • Stakeholder perspectives
  • Action plan

 

V. Accountability Plan

 

VI. Conclusion

Refer to Sample Blueprints.

 

Instructions

Based on the model above, create an outline for your organization's inclusiveness blueprint.

 

Name of Organization __________________________________________

Date Worksheet Completed _________