Additional Resources

These tools are foundational to building a sustainable SBHC practice.

SBHC Narrative Business Plan

Download this template, which guides you through the ten essential components of a business plan:

  • Needs Assessment
  • Business Overview
  • Operations and Management Plan
  • Personnel and Resources
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Competitive/Niche
  • Financial Analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Exit Strategy
  • Executive Summary

Sustainability Self-Assessment

Use this tool to assess all the conditions that influence your organization’s sustainability, prioritize areas that need attention, and develop a sustainability improvement plan. Used over time, the tool makes a great yardstick for measuring progress.

Share Your Best Practice

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