The Washington County Community Foundation (WCCF) adopted a comprehensive strategic plan in 2016 to chart a strategic direction for the Foundation over the next five years.
Initiated in late 2013, the strategic planning process included a Board retreat, SWOT analysis, community survey, community forum, focus groups, community leader interviews, research on best practices, as well as benchmarking against other community foundations. Concerted efforts were made to capture many stakeholder voices in a variety of meaningful ways. To facilitate the planning process, the WCCF contracted with the Bayer Center for NonProfit Management at Robert Morris University.
The Strategic Plan includes three broad strategies: