- Full paricipation
- High (Innovative)
Facilitator skill level, and other support required:
- Medium. It is good to have at least one trained facilitator, but people have done this by reading the book.
Can be used for:
- Creating a solid foundation for a new organization or community building effort
- Getting everyone involved in a shared issue working well together
- Moving an organization or community in relation to a "stuck" issue
- Discovering common ground
- Developing organizational or community capacity for inclusion and collaboration
- Developing action plans that really get done
- Building alliances, affecting mergers
Organizing Future Search
How many people to organize?
- Planning team of 12-15 people
- One or two logistics staff
- 6 weeks-6 months from planning to implmentation
- Can be much less or much more
- Ranges (room, several meals and snacks for 2.5 days) depending on what is paid for and what is volunteered
- The Future Search Network can provide trained facilitators who will charge for their services according to an organization's capacity
- Full facilitators fee is 5-6 consulting days.