Sample Nonprofit Business Plans

Published Date: March 30, 2009

For nonprofit organizations, the business-planning process offers a rare opportunity to step back and look at the organization as a whole. It is a time to connect the dots between mission and programs, to specify the resources that will be required to deliver those programs, and to establish performance measures that allow everyone to understand whether the desired results are being achieved. As a result, it encourages strategic thinking, not only while the plan is being created, but also thereafter, as implementation leads to new challenges and the need to make new decisions and tradeoffs.

Combined with our overview article, Business Planning for Nonprofits: What It Is and Why It Matters, the sample nonprofit business plans below can act as guides for your own organization's plan.

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Jacqueline Alexander
Started a business plan for a non-profit working with youths. I need some assistance in finalizing it.
Please help.
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I need to prepare a business plan for my Nonprofit Foundation, Do you have some that can help me to prepare this plan? How much would it cost?
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Starting a non-profit and want to build a solid business plan.
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