Category: Growing Organizations

Making Alexandria More Welcoming and inclusive-One Organization at a Time

S&G Endeavors works with a variety of nonprofits and community-based organizations each year to strengthen their effectiveness and help them become more strategic in their work. Though a church and a member-driven nonprofit have differences in their approach, both are

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It’s All about the Relationships—Transforming Your Game for 2019 and Beyond

Recently our own Jeremy Grandstaff was inducted into Business Networking International. This brief introduction highlights the benefits that you get as an S&G client as well as teaches you how to be a great referral partner for S&G services. This

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Living Your Values-Tips to Include Equity in Your Organization

By Guest Blogger and S&G Partner Consultant: Rene Rivera As a leader of a bicycle advocacy organization over the past eight years I have seen diversity equity and inclusion become a central concern for this movement. The leading organizations in

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An Adaptable Process for Nebraska

The  Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services  partnered with S&G Endeavors on a four-year project that helped improve walkability in Nebraska. WalkNE created a state-wide coalition to address this issue and also facilitated local initiatives in 15 Nebraska communities

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A Holistic Approach to Building A Healthier District

A Nebraska Health Department Demonstrates Transparency, Collaboration, and Commitment Is there a way to do strategic planning that is transparent, demonstrates commitment to communities served, and builds relationships with the various community partners and leaders that are critical collaborators with

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Scaling for Change: Using an Effective Process to Bring Walking/Biking Initiatives to Communities Large and Small

Starting in 2015, WalkNE implemented a multi-stage format to help organize and implement walking/biking initiatives and improvements in Nebraska on a statewide level. This same process was applied to 13 different municipalities within the state. The communities ranged from small

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Engaged Change™-What Is It? Why Does It Work?

We Design Collaborative Change that Drives Client Action Can a company build on the passions of its partners, meet its clients’ needs, and still be true to its values along the way? S&G Endeavors has existed for over 15 years,

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Building A Walk/Bike Movement One Community At A Time.

Can a standard, customizable process be used to help diverse communities achieve the same goal? A partnership between Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and a local health department, Public Health Solutions, set out to do what it could

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Design Teams: Tapping into Client Wisdom and Planning for the Change

Design Teams What are they? Design teams is a phrase that we use a lot at S&G, but how many people really understand what we mean by using that terminology? The term “design team’ means different things to different organizations.

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S&G Meeting design Creates Dialog that Helps Chapters Implement New Initiative

Collaboration That Drove change and Increased Ownership S&G believes that giving back to the community through in-kind donation of our services is important to changing the landscape, increasing dialog, and creating opportunities for all people, no matter their situation. It

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