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Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program Sustainability Tip Sheet
This informational sheet has been compiled by AAP Healthy Tomorrows staff. It takes lessons learned by Healthy Tomorrows projects to provide helpful tips to increase the sustainability of your project.

Strategies to Become a Sustainable Community Health Care Program
This presentation is intended to provide participants with the basic dimensions of foundation grant making and an overview of applying for a foundation award. You will hear first-hand from a former Healthy Tomorrows grantee about strategies to continue your project after your grant funding has ended, and learn how the Department of Health Human Services Center for Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships serves as a resource for faith-based and community-based health organizations.

Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and Your Organization's Capacity
This workbook, published by The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD), is a useful tool for helping to assess readiness and capacity in communities and organizations, and can be customized to meet the needs of specific program areas.

Afterschool Alliance: Funding and Sustainability
This Web site by the Afterschool Alliance provides a variety of  useful information for afterschool programs to fund and sustain their programs. This information can serve as a useful tool for community-based health programming.
The Community Tool Box: Sustaining the Work or Initiative
This resource, part of the Kansas University Community Toolbox Initiative WorkStation, provides a framework and supports for planning for the long-term sustainability of a community initiative. The Web site provides tools, examples and tips on sustaining your work.

Disseminating Program Achievements and Evaluation Findings to Garner Support
Many programs collect valuable and informative data on their programs and services. Sharing this data at the local and state levels enables program findings to be recognized and programmatic approaches and interventions to be replicated. This Brief 9 takes a project through the dissemination process step-by-step.

The Community Tool Box: Promoting Interest in Community Issues
This tool box goes through the development of a communication plan along with providing various methods of disseminating program information from press releases to newsletters to posters.

Using and Disseminating M&E Results (English version: Part 1; Page 171)
This document reviews reasons to use and disseminate monitoring & evaluation (M&E) results, describes how to use M&E results to improve a program’s interventions, offers tips on how to disseminate results to priority target audiences, and presents different formats for dissemination of results.

Developing a Dissemination Plan
This document is written for research projects but can translate to community health programs. It provides a general overview with key elements to develop a dissemination plan.

Developing an Effective Dissemination Plan
This guide provides a framework and strategies for developing effective dissemination plans. It is designed for projects to successfully reach their intended target audiences with useful outcomes.

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