This is the facilitation plan for an interactive group process used to write a one-year and three-year vision and corresponding strategic action plan.
Evaluation surveys are an easy and quick way to get feedback after an event or a meeting.
A simple facilitation agenda used by the Delta Fresh Foods Initiative’s gardening network.
A simple template used by DFFI to assign and track logistical responsibilities for their annual community event- the Harvest Celebration.
Basic planning and implementation tips to set your meeting up for success.
Designing a multi-day gathering with enough breadth to include everyone and enough depth to engage everyone is challenging. In order to address this, we held feedback sessions with all three networks, and then crafted the final facilitation plan with a core team of experienced facilitators in the food justice movement.
Use these nine questions as a starting point for effective meeting design.
Gathering feedback and participant input is a critical aspect of learning how to design and implement successful events for your network. This is a template used for gathering participant feedback from the 2010 Future Search event.
Good facilitation plans are often the key to a productive meeting. This facilitation plan was prepared for a DFFI evaluation retreat with the goal of reviewing accomplishments and beginning to identify themes and priorities for a new strategic plan.
The Future Search model facilitates large group action planning. This resource reflects the most frequently asked questions about the design and implementation of the model.
Future Search is a large group planning meeting that brings a ‘whole system’ into the room to work on a task-focused agenda.
Getting the word out about events and gatherings is critical to the success of a network. Every network has unique characteristics to consider- internet access, postage costs, social communication preferences of their members (does the community get all of its information from the local newspaper, the school bulletin boards, word of mouth, or the co-op?).
Recording and sharing notes from your events is critical to scaling the impact of your network.
Recruiting the perfect presenter is often a challenge for community-based events. It’s often useful to “sell” the unique nature of your event, to convince the presenter that this experience will be both fun and useful for them, as well.