TEMPLATES

Business Plans 

Bridgespan: Sample Business Plans

https://www.bridgespan.org/insights/library/strategy-development/sample-nonprofit-business-plans

Nonprofit Sustainability
Matrix Map: a tool for better understanding mission and money elements that lead to sustainability.

http://www.nonprofitsustainability.org/

 
 


Business Plans 

One Page Business Plan 
A classic by Jim Horan, this is a great way for a start-up nonprofit to create their first business plan or for an established nonprofit to plan for a new initiative


Nonprofit Sustainability
Nonprofit Sustainability: Making Strategic Decisions for Financial Viability by Jeanne Bell, Jan Masaoka, Steve Zimmerman. 2010
Nonprofit Lifecycles: Stage-Based Wisdom for Nonprofit Capacity. Susan Stevens. 2001
The Social Profit Handbook: The Essential Guide to Setting Goals, Assessing Outcomes, and Achieving Success for Mission-Driven Organizations. David Grant. 2015
The Rise and Fail of Charities in the 21st Century, How the Nonprofit World is Changing and What You Can Do to be Readyby Wayne Elsey. 2015

 
 


BOOKS

 Engaging nonprofit boards,
 executive directors, and founders
 to achieve high-impact, sustainable growth

RESOURCES

ARTICLES

Business Plans 

Business Planning for Nonprofits | National Council of Nonprofits

https://www.councilofnonprofits.org/tools-resources/business-planning-nonprofits


Nonprofit Sustainability
Finding Your Funding Model: A Practical Approach to Nonprofit Sustainability Author(s): Peter Kim, Gail Perreault, William Foster. 2011.

 
 


 Pivot Point 

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