Skip Navigation
Link to HHS Website Department of Health & Human Services
 
Link to Administration on Aging HomePage
  Home > AoA Programs > Health, Prevention, and Wellness Program
Home
About AoA
Press Room
Elders & Families
Emergency Preparedness
Aging Statistics
AoA Programs
Program Results
Grant Opportunities
AoA Funded Resource Centers
              

DSMT Toolkit

Chapter 15. Business Planning

Establishing a business plan for a DSMT program involves having a clear understanding of total costs and potential revenue. The expenses and revenue sources must be firmly understood, prior to developing the business plan. When developing the list of program expenses, it is important to note that everything that a program provides has an attached cost. No aspects of the program are provided for free. There is a cost for each service that must be quantified in order to ensure that the DSMT program will be sustainable. Costs of DSMT programs relate to the following:

  • Staff
  • Facilities
  • Transportation
  • Instructor training and materials
  • Consultants
  • Marketing

< previous | chapter list | next >