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Local Action to Fight Poverty: A Strategic Guide for Community Organizations

This is a hands-on introduction to innovation planning for nonprofits of all types. Groups can use this framework to specify their current capacity and possible role in local economic renewal and then to structure and track the progress of implementation over the medium term. Question and answer worksheets summarize activity in terms of six elements: preplanning, organizational development, project development, community participation, implementation/evaluation and technical assistance.

This book can be purchased from the Centre for Community Enterprise (