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Convention Save the Date


Facilitation Tools for Tough Budget Times

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Facilitation Tools for Tough Budget Times Toolkit (pdf)
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   Table of Contents 

   Step 1: Set the Stage 

   Step 2: Establish Criteria 

   Step 3: Develop Options to Consider 

   Step 4: Initial Prioritization of Options (As Needed) 

   Step 5: Identify Positive and Negative Consequences of Implementing Each Option 

   Step 6: Quantify the Cost and Impact of Each Option 

   Step 7: Make the Final Decision 

   Appendix: Facilitation Tools to Use with Large Groups 

Contacts: Patti Schroeder, finance support co-director,, or (800) 795-4272. or Dan Smith, SAI executive director, (515) 267-1115.