Sustainability starts not with funding but with effective planning and management. Planning ahead is vital to the ongoing success of your voluntary and community organisation.
It focuses your efforts, makes best use of resources, helps you
to understand costs, the type or amount of funding required and
achieves your mission and goals.
Often known as strategic or business planning, it can seem quite
daunting, especially for smaller organisations who may not have
sufficient resources. This section will help to explain effective
planning and management, whatever the size of your organisation,
and guide you towards long-term sustainability.