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Sustainability and Resource Planning

June 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Presented by the Community Health Training Institute

daisynewTrainer: Daisy Ortega (left), Health Resources in Action

Topics: ABC’s of Sustainability Planning, role of stakeholders, use of sustainability template tool

Description: Sustainability is a key component of any successful project. It is the continued, consistent implementation of effective prevention policies, strategies, and practices. Ideally, sustainability is a part of any planning process or program from the very beginning, adaptable to changes in funding, leadership and community structure. But how is sustainability achieved? During this training participants will be introduced to the many facets of sustainability including sustaining strategies, outcomes, partnerships, and coalition infrastructure. Participants will join in an interactive case study of a coalition going through a sustainability process to learn the ABC’s of sustainability planning.

Audience: Coalition leaders and partners planning or in the process of implementing community health initiatives, including policy and systems change.

Learning Objectives: Participants completing this training will be able to:

  1. Describe the elements of sustainability.
  2. Explain the importance of planning for sustainability.
  3. Identify the steps of sustainability planning.
  4. Use a sustainability planning process with their coalition/stakeholders.
  5. Use a sustainability template to create a sustainability plan.

Training Archive

Presentation Slides

Sustainability and Resource Planning Slides 6-22-16

Additional Resources

Four Approaches to Sustainability

Criteria for Determining Which Efforts to Continue

Template: Step 1 (Analyze)

Template: Step 2 (Brainstorm)

Template: Step 3 (Carry Out)

Association of Fundraising Professionals Website

MA Executive Office for Administration and Finance: COMMBUYS Resource Center

Coalition Quality Improvement Webinar

Building Coalition Capacity and Infrastructure (Training Archive and Resources) 


June 22, 2016
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm