Organization development


Organizational Development for Nonprofits

This program helps Missouri's small nonprofit organizations, which are in many ways the backbone of civic life in our communities.

Community Planning

Groups, organizations and communities develop a vision, identify priorities, develop an action agenda, and successfully develop and implement programs and projects. Find a specialist in your area who can help.

Vision to Action: Take Charge Too (PDF) — Resource guide for facilitating participatory community and organizational planning.

Community Development Academy

The series of three courses combines leading-edge thinking with practical application to enhance the capacity of people to work effectively with a broad range of community issues. Each five-day course is an intensive, experiential experience that explores ideas and develops practical skills.

About the Community Development Program

MU Extension helps people create communities of the future. Community development education helps citizens tap into local strengths and university resources. Read about impacts the program has had on Missouri communities.


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