Supporting Organizational Sustainability Training
The Supporting Organizational Sustainability to Address Violence Against Women Institute (SOS Institute) offers an interactive, multi-day training to help U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women grantees enhance their programming organizational infrastructure.
Started in 2010, the SOS Institute has a national focus, targeting community-based organizations responding to all forms of violence against women, including domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, and trafficking. Specifically, the SOS Institute seeks to work with organizations that are focused on improving response and services to victims and survivors from underserved and underrepresented populations.
SOS Institute Goal
The overarching goal of the SOS Institute is to provide participants with core organizational competency through workshops, webinars, and tools that enhance their skills and improve their knowledge to maintain and sustain their organizations.
SOS Topic Areas on Organizational Sustainability include (but are not limited to):
- Mission, Core Values, and Organizational Culture
- Transitions and Organizational Change
- The Importance of Planning
- Building a Stronger Governing Body/Board
- Financial Development
- Leadership and Staff Development
- Communication and Conflict Resolution
- Collaboration Strategies
- Action Plan to Enhance Organization’s Sustainability
Two SOS Institutes and several webinars will be offered in the next two years.
For information or technical assistance support, please contact Futures Without Violence, Attention: Mónica Arenas, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org