Statement of purpose
A common purpose
A Statement of Purpose expresses the core reason for the museum and pulls people together with a shared goal.
What does it mean?
- Why we exist
- What we believe
- What we want to achieve
- Who we do it
Forward planning toolkit
– agreeing a Statement of Purpose is part of the process of reviewing or drawing up a forward plan (Step 3). The SW Fed Forward Planning toolkit links you to further resources to help you with this process.
- Is the statement of purpose clearly carried through from the governing document to the appropriate plans and policies?
- Is the primary statement of purpose supported by a more detailed or focused subsidiary statement or mission?
- Does any interpreted statement match the governing document?
- Are the documents clear, appropriate to its size, reasonable and realistic?