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Planning for the future

Planning your development journey can help identify your vision and aims, provide a strategic plan to help achieve your short and longer-term goals and help identify your current position and opportunities for improvement.

A development plan will set out your organisation's vision, aims and actions you’ll take to achieve them, and it acts as a roadmap to support the growth and development of your organisation.

Follow our guidance to help you develop and grow.


Importance of planning

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Plan for success

Find out about the importance of planning as an effective way to sustain, improve and develop your organisation.

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Creating a development plan

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How to create a plan

Guidance to help you create a development plan and show the importance of doing so.

What you need to know

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Tips for your programme

How to create holiday programmes for children and young people and the benefits for your organisation and attendees.

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Case studies

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Volunteer support

How the hard work, dedication and passion of volunteers at Portico Vine ARLFC has led to significant developments at the club, both on and off the pitch.

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Development journey

Revolution Gymnastics in Birmingham talk us through their amazing development journey and the unique space they find themselves in.

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