Strategic Plan

Strategic Priority 1

Expand participation and increase the number of programs offered to youth and older adults


  1. Increase the number of youth participants by 50% by July 1, 2021.
  2. Expand the home maintenance program into a wraparound service program facilitated by a fulltime resource coordinator by April 1, 2020.
  3. Research and propose a social enterprise business for youth by July 1, 2020.

Strategic Priority 2

Diversify and increase funding


  1. Establish a fundraising plan by January 2020 in order to diversify and increase our funding streams.
  2. Raise $50,000 in an endowment by January 1, 2022.
  3. Raise $100,000 for general operations by June 30, 2021.

Strategic Priority 3

Expand Banner’s capacity, efficiency and infrastructure



  1. Retain and attract exceptional program and leadership staff to Banner by July 1, 2020.
  2. Establish a professional development budget & policy for staff by January 2020.
  3. Create a succession plan for all staff and board leadership positions by July 1, 2020.

Board of Directors


  1. Establish a fully functional Board of Directors by June 30, 2020.
  2. Establish and implement a process to monitor and report on Board compliance and performance, and to address any gaps/issues by 2021.



  1. Secure 5,000 to 10,000 feet of additional space to be used for sports and enrichment programming by FY2022.

Strategic Priority 4

Raise Banner Neighborhoods’ public profile with Baltimore residents, stakeholders and funders.


  1. Create and implement an organizational communications plan by October 1, 2020.