Board Retreat with LSUS-INAR

We are proud to partner with The Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at Louisiana State University Shreveport for the purposes of Board Governance and Strategic Planning!

The INAR faculty and graduate assistants will engage with the North Louisiana Jewish Federation in 4-6 hours of consulting in preparation for a board retreat to take place in February 2022.

During the retreat the following items will be covered (8 hour retreat):

  1. Board Member Evaluation and Discussion
    a. Evaluate the board members on their nonprofit management competency areas
    b. Discuss competency gaps and needs of the organization
  2. Mission/Vision/Values discussion
    a. Finalize mission/vision/values based on pre-work conducted by organization.
  3. SWOT Analysis Discussion
    a. Identify internal and external factors deemed favorable or unfavorable to achieving the
    organizational mission.
  4. Identify Core Future Strategies
    a. Identify preliminary strategic goals, objectives, action steps (including roles and
    responsibilities to carry out goals), and measurable indicators for determining success.

More Information about our partner:

The Institute for Nonprofit Administration & Research (INAR) was founded in 2001 to conduct research and disseminate knowledge about nonprofit organizations. INAR strives to elevate the future of the nonprofit sector through transformative education, impactful research, and professional development. INAR is housed in the College of Arts and Sciences at Louisiana State University Shreveport.

INAR builds the capacity of nonprofits locally and nationally through three programmatic
areas, including academic, research and consulting, and professional development.
INAR offers several academic programs, including a Minor in Nonprofit Administration and a
100% online Master of Science in Nonprofit Administration program for graduate students with 3 track options.

INAR conducts research to support nonprofits in the region and specializes in customer and
employee satisfaction surveys, customized promotional exams, focus groups, program evaluations,
community impact studies, and more. INAR offers noncredit courses, workshops, seminars, and conferences. Through their partnership with LSUS Continuing Education, they customize certificates based on individual needs and provide focused workshops for nonprofit employee cohorts.