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College publications are given 2-part "pub numbers" that are used to identify them. The first part (the prefix) is a set of letters that indicates which series the document belongs to. A series is a grouping of documents that share similar content.

The second part of the pub number is just a sequential number.

Series: Developing Organizational Leadership



Aligning Leadership Programs with Community Development
12/5/2017 (new)

Aligning the content and activities of a leadership program with the intended outcomes for the participants, stakeholders, and broader community is important for several reasons. This publication will help community leaders who oversee a community-based leadership development program to align their leadership development with community development. For community leaders thinking of starting a leadership program, this publication will be a valuable resource for providing focus and identifying desired program content. | CLD2-13
web only | 4 pages | 1,461 words | 6 downloads | PDF: 195 kb


A Conveners' Guide to Hosting a Public Forum
10/20/2016 (new)

This guide is intended to provide support to Cooperative Extension professionals who intend to bring the public together for an issue discussion. It will provide a general overview to help the convener of a public meeting address basic details needed to design and host a meeting. | CLD2-12
web only | 5 pages | 2,731 words | 27 downloads | PDF: 262 kb


Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
5/16/2016 (new)

A SWOT analysis is a simple review process. When combined with a goal-setting activity, SWOT is a useful tool that will provide your organization with a roadmap to set and reach its goals successfully. | CLD2-5-4H
web only | 7 pages | 2,000 words | 29 downloads | PDF: 292 kb


Financial Oversight for a Nonprofit Organization: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/20/2015 (new)

Successful organizations follow regulations and guidelines pertaining to sound financial management practices. The members, leaders and volunteers of an organization should understand the need for accurate and timely reporting and have both internal and external rules of management in place. | CLD2-11-4H
web only | 6 pages | 2,214 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 283 kb


Sustaining Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Strengthening an Organization by Building Traditions: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/20/2015 (new)

Sustaining members, volunteers and leaders and their continued efforts and service to the program is imperative to the continued health and well-being of 4-H or any community organization. Sustaining adds stability, credibility and continuity to organizations. | CLD2-9-4H
web only | 3 pages | 1,751 words | 15 downloads | PDF: 267 kb


Mobilizing Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Calling the Group to Action: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/20/2015 (new)

To effectively serve the needs of people in a community, members, volunteers and leaders of 4-H must be mobilized to action. Mobilizing is the key component of a volunteer program and is the step in which education, youth development, service and leadership all begin. | CLD2-8-4H
web only | 4 pages | 1,596 words | 10 downloads | PDF: 217 kb


Educating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Empower Your Group by Developing Leadership: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/20/2015 (new)

Educating, empowering and equipping 4-H members, volunteers and leaders adds stability, quality and effectiveness to the organization and its provided programs. | CLD2-7-4H
web only | 7 pages | 2,844 words | 13 downloads | PDF: 273 kb


Evaluation: Everyone Has a Role
6/17/2015 (new)

Although there are a number of definitions for "evaluation," in basic terms, it is simply the process of determining whether a program is producing desired results. To meet the requirements of reporting and accountability, businesses, organizations and agencies must understand how to best measure the success of a program. | CLD2-10
web only | 3 pages | 1,244 words | 30 downloads | PDF: 186 kb


Developing and Implementing an Action Plan for Community Organizations: Giving New Direction to Established Organizations: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
3/26/2015 (new)

The goal of this program is developing and implementing an action plan that will inspire and set in motion the actions needed to accomplish the 4-H organization's vision. | CLD2-6-4H
web only | 9 pages | 2,706 words | 17 downloads | PDF: 331 kb


Generating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Grow Your Group by Building Its Membership: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
8/15/2014 (new)

Successful organizations consist of members, volunteers and leaders who engage creative talents and interests to serve the community more effectively. To effectively address community issues, the organization must assess its participant needs with specific roles and responsibilities necessary to take action. | CLD2-4-4H
web only | 5 pages | 2,687 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 271 kb


Visioning: Setting the Future for Your Organization: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/17/2014 (new)

A vision statement outlines the desired future state of an organization; it offers a picture of what could be and encourages the organization to move toward that image. When a vision statement is developed, utilizing a process that engages an organization's members and leadership, it becomes a tool of empowerment. A vision statement reflects the core values of the organization. | CLD2-2-4H
web only | 8 pages | 2,460 words | 24 downloads | PDF: 203 kb


Understanding Your Organization's Culture: 4-H Facilitator's Guide
7/2/2014 (new)

A variety of features give an organization meaning and make it familiar and recognizable. One of these features is culture. Understanding culture in the general sense can lead to a working knowledge of organizational culture. This understanding could result in more effective members, volunteers and leaders, expanded community engagement and increased growth for your organization. | CLD2-1-4H
web only | 5 pages | 2,204 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 361 kb


Mobilizing Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Calling the Group to Action: ANR Facilitator's Guide
6/25/2014 (new)

Mobilizing is an important component of volunteer and community development; organizational participants must be mobilized in order for anything to be accomplished. | CLD2-8-ANR
web only | 4 pages | 2,033 words | 7 downloads | PDF: 369 kb


Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization: ANR Facilitator's Guide
6/16/2014 (new)

A SWOT analysis is a deliberate planning method used to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of an organization or project. | CLD2-5-ANR
web only | 4 pages | 1,210 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 542 kb


Generating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Grow Your Group by Building Its Membership: ANR Facilitator's Guide
4/3/2014 (new)

Successful organizations consist of members, volunteers and leaders who engage creative talents and interests to better serve the community. To effectively address community issues, the organization must assess its participant needs with specific roles and responsibilities necessary to take action. | CLD2-4-ANR
web only | 12 pages | 3,091 words | 15 downloads | PDF: 496 kb


Financial Oversight for a Nonprofit Organization
2/6/2013 (new)

To be trusted with financial oversight suggests that the organization has confidence that the individual will manage the funds in a timely, transparent, and accurate manner. Openness in reporting receipts, expenditures, and financial status in a clear format and on a regular basis is vital. | CLD2-11
web only | 3 pages | 1,071 words | 24 downloads | PDF: 299 kb


Financial Oversight for a Nonprofit Organization: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/6/2013 (new)

Successful organizations follow regulations and guidelines pertaining to sound financial management practices. Organization leaders and members understand the need for accurate and timely reporting and have in place internal, and if necessary, external rules of management. | CLD2-11-FCS
web only | 6 pages | 2,152 words | 12 downloads | PDF: 367 kb


Sustaining Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Strengthening an Organization by Building Traditions
2/6/2013 (new)

Sustaining members, volunteers and leaders and their continued efforts and service to the program is imperative to the continued health and well-being of any community organization. Sustaining adds stability, credibility and continuity to organizations. | CLD2-9
web only | 4 pages | 2,112 words | 25 downloads | PDF: 271 kb


Sustaining Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Strengthening an Organization by Building Traditions: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/6/2013 (new)

Sustaining, the fourth and final category of the GEMS Model of Volunteer Administration, consists of five steps: evaluate, recognize, retain, redirect and disengage. | CLD2-9-FCS
web only | 6 pages | 1,668 words | 12 downloads | PDF: 318 kb


Mobilizing Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Calling the Group to Action
2/6/2013 (new)

To effectively serve community needs, members, volunteers and leaders of community organizations must be mobilized to action. Mobilizing is the key component of a volunteer program and is the step in which service, leadership and action all begin. | CLD2-8
web only | 3 pages | 1,520 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 244 kb


Mobilizing Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Calling the Group to Action: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/6/2013 (new)

Organizational participants will be mobilized in order for anything to be accomplished by being engaged, motivated and supervised. | CLD2-8-FCS
web only | 3 pages | 1,409 words | 15 downloads | PDF: 303 kb


Educating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Empower Your Group by Developing Leadership
2/6/2013 (new)

Individuals who are well-equipped to serve the organization effectively will have a more positive experience with the organization. The four components involved in educating members, volunteers and leaders include: orient, protect, resource and teach. | CLD2-7
web only | 4 pages | 1,659 words | 17 downloads | PDF: 262 kb


Educating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Empower Your Group by Developing Leadership: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/6/2013 (new)

Educating, empowering and equipping organizational participants adds stability, quality and effectiveness to the organization and its provided programs. | CLD2-7-FCS
web only | 9 pages | 3,972 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 391 kb


Developing and Implementing an Action Plan for Community Organizations: Giving New Direction to Established Organizations
2/6/2013 (new)

There are several steps involved in preparing for, developing and implementing an action plan for an organization. These steps will be discussed in detail in this publication | CLD2-6
web only | 3 pages | 2,024 words | 15 downloads | PDF: 270 kb


Developing and Implementing an Action Plan for Community Organizations: Giving New Direction to Established Organizations: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/6/2013 (new)

A clear plan is necessary for your organization to move toward achieving its objectives. A group that doesn't have an action plan is like a ship that hoists its sail and lets the winds blow it wherever it may land; the ship is not likely to reach its intended harbor. | CLD2-6-FCS
web only | 9 pages | 2,648 words | 21 downloads | PDF: 416 kb


Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization
2/5/2013 (new)

Before you try to determine a strategy to address your community issue, you need to evaluate the factors that may affect your decision. The more thoroughly you prepare up front, the better your results will be. A SWOT analysis is used to examine the factors and help determine how you can reach your goal successfully. | CLD2-5
web only | 3 pages | 925 words | 36 downloads | PDF: 237 kb


Using a SWOT Analysis: Taking a Look at Your Organization: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/5/2013 (new)

A SWOT analysis is a deliberate planning method used to evaluate the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats of an organization or project. | CLD2-5-FCS
web only | 8 pages | 1,852 words | 35 downloads | PDF: 495 kb


Generating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Grow Your Group by Building Its Membership
2/5/2013 (new)

Effective organizations are composed of a variety of members, volunteers and leaders. The collective interests, skills and abilities of these individuals can be called to action in order to fulfill identified community needs and assist or serve specific clientele, audiences or populations. | CLD2-4
web only | 8 pages | 2,781 words | 26 downloads | PDF: 347 kb


Generating Members, Volunteers and Leaders in Community Organizations: Grow Your Group by Building Its Membership: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/5/2013 (new)

Successful organizations consist of members, volunteers and leaders who engage creative talents and interests to better serve the community. In order to effectively address community issues, the organization must assess its participant needs with specific roles and responsibilities necessary to take action. | CLD2-4-FCS
web only | 11 pages | 2,507 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 514 kb


Kentucky Extension Leadership Development: Strengthening Organizational Leadership with the GEMS Model of Volunteer Involvement
2/5/2013 (new)

To organize and coordinate the efforts of many volunteers, a framework for volunteer engagement and leadership development is needed. In response to rapidly changing needs of volunteer coordinators, the GEMS Model of volunteer involvement was developed. | CLD2-3
web only | 4 pages | 1,609 words | 18 downloads | PDF: 365 kb


Visioning: Setting the Future for Your Organization
2/5/2013 (new)

The important role that vision plays within a successful organization cannot be underestimated. A vision transforms an organization; it offers a picture of what could be, and encourages the organization to move toward that goal. | CLD2-2
web only | 3 pages | 1,285 words | 22 downloads | PDF: 306 kb


Visioning: Setting the Future for Your Organization: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/5/2013 (new)

A vision transforms an organization; it offers a picture of what could be, and encourages the organization to move toward that goal. When a vision is developed utilizing a process that engages organization's members and leadership, it becomes a tool of empowerment. | CLD2-2-FCS
web only | 6 pages | 1,637 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 477 kb


Understanding Your Organization's Culture
2/5/2013 (new)

A thorough knowledge of your organization's culture can lead to a variety of successful outcomes, including improved leadership, increased community engagement, and ideally, organizational growth. | CLD2-1
web only | 3 pages | 1,269 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 290 kb


Understanding Your Organization's Culture: FCS Facilitator's Guide
2/5/2013 (new)

Effective leaders have a profound effect upon the culture of their organizations. Leaders hire and fire, determine policies and are organizational role models. All of these factors impact an organization's culture. Therefore, it is important that leaders understand the basics behind culture and how to influence it toward desired results. | CLD2-1-FCS
web only | 4 pages | 2,003 words | 16 downloads | PDF: 313 kb