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Business Planning

The Alliance has compiled this set of business planning resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Alliance Resources

Sample Documents

Tier 3 museum members can access a number of sample business plans.


Other Resources

Business Planning

The Free Management Library has extensive information on developing a business plan and offers several samples. It notes that for-profit and nonprofit business plans are very similar and offers simple tips that nonprofits can use to translate for-profit language into nonprofit terms.

How to Write a Business Plan

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) shares resources on developing a business plan, which includes an outline of essential business plan elements and a guide for writing a good business plan.

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