In the Growth stage, the organization has launched and is "on the map." Programs and funding streams are growing. The first paid staff-person is hired, and first new recruits are added to the board. The organization might have office space, but few administrative systems are in place. Building infrastructure and formalized processes becomes necessary.
Better governance and management practices allow you to focus on meeting your mission, strengthen fundraising, improve decision-making, prepare for transition, minimize risk, and engage your board. Learn more about the Standards for Excellence Code - and embark on your organization's path to Excellence.