Nonprofit sustainability is an organization's ability to sustain itself over the long term, perpetuating its ability to fulfill its mission. Developing a nonprofit sustainability plan should be part of the initial development of a nonprofit and continued throughout its life cycle. Below are some links to resources to help your organization address long-term sustainability.
Stanford Social Innovation Review's article: "The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle"
An initial assessment of your organization's financial stability through a tool from The Foraker Group: Indicators of Financial Crisis
Other fundraising and organizational development resources
GrantStation - an interactive website that helps grant seekers to identify funding sources.
GuideStar - the leader in providing comprehensive data on more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations.
Non-Profit Guides - free, web-based grant writing tools for nonprofit organizations and other community-minded groups.
GrantSpace: The Foundation Center's proposal-writing short course - a concise, step-by-step guide to developing a grant proposal.
Rural Health Information Hub grant writing information guide - answers to the most frequently asked grant writing questions.
Network for Good - tools and support to help you use technology in your fundraising efforts.
Charity Channel - a place for nonprofit professionals to connect and work together to advance the cause of philanthropy.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - the newspaper of the nonprofit world.
Stanford Social Innovation Review - strategies, tools, and ideas for nonprofits, foundations, and socially responsible businesses.
A Guide to Grant Writing for Small Businesses - a guide from BFS Capital featuring tips and resources to help small businesses with grant writing basics.