A business plan is an important tool in creating local solutions. The following sources should be explored when seeking guidance on developing a business plan as they are also great sources of knowledge, local connections, and potential fundraising partners.
-Local Rotary or small-business clubs
-the Business School of your local college or university
-your Alma Matar my have a Alumni network that could provide assistance
-SCORE has offices around the country that have been helpful
-The Cohousing Association of North America has consultants available for hire who may help if this a model you are exploring
-I am also available for consulting and can review drafts of a business plan. To schedule an appointment, please contact [email protected]
Don’t forget to check out the AHN Creating Housing page for more tips on how to use the AHN on your journey to creating more houisng options!