Mission

The Institute helps nonprofit organizations serving Williamson County learn and apply principles of organizational excellence to achieve and sustain high performance.

Vision

The Institute is a recognized resource for education and guidance to Williamson County nonprofits seeking systematic assessment and improvement of their organizations.  As a result, participating nonprofits enhance their sustainability and their capacity to serve constituents.

Guiding Principles

  • Respect the autonomy of nonprofits in how each serves the community
  • Be guided by its client’s needs and expectations regarding programs, services, pacing, and scope
  • Collaborate with community leaders to deliver its programs and services  cost-effectively
  • Be innovative, agile, and flexible so that it can meet the diverse needs and expectations of its clients
  • Base its decisions on data and information
  • Focus on results and value created to judge its performance
  • Embed continuous improvement in the planning and execution of its business
  • Respect the autonomy of nonprofits in how each serves the community
  • Be guided by its client’s needs and expectations regarding programs, services, pacing, and scope
  • Collaborate with community leaders to deliver its programs and services  cost-effectively
  • Be innovative, agile, and flexible so that it can meet the diverse needs and expectations of its clients