Strategic Plan
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Welcome to the Global Strategic Plan for Special Olympics. These documents and tools provide the direction, focus and goals for our global movement that should be used by all Programs.
Global Strategic Plan Video 2021 – 2024

Strategic Plan 2021-2024
This Strategic Plan was approved by Special Olympics International Board of Directors in November 2020. The Plan goes into effect in January 2021.

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Special Olympics is a sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities. It is much more, too. As simple as it sounds, making sports available to all with intellectual disabilities is the basis for powerful changes to individual lives and to communities.
The Program template will provide a basic framework for Programs around the world to develop their own plans consistent with the Global Strategic Plan.
Strategic Plan 2016-2020
The Global Strategic Plan is centered around two primary GOALS, with subsequent STRATEGIES and appropriate TARGETS, along with one SUPPORT GOAL.
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The Global Strategic Plan Booklet summarizes the main points of the strategy in a format that is easy to digest and present to others, both inside and outside the movement.
The Global Strategic Plan PowerPoint presentation summarizes the main points of the strategy in a format that is easy to digest and present to others, both inside and outside the movement.
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The Program template will provide a basic framework for Programs around the world to develop their own plans consistent with the Global Strategic Plan.
The Global Strategic Plan Infographic is a one-page visual representation of the Global Strategic Plan with its main goals, strategies and targets.
The Global Strategic Plan poster is a one-page document that provides a high level overview of all aspects of the Plan, including very short explanations of the Goals and Strategies.
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Global Strategic Plan Video 2016-2020