Project Sustainability Scorecard

Scoring:  -2,  -1,  0,  +1,  +2.  So:  -2 = not started,  -1 = started,  0 = not necessary,  
+1 = assured but incomplete, and  +2 = complete and in place.


Project A

Project B

Project C

Project D

High level of public engagement

Membership enthusiasm high

Realistic, articulated outcomes  

High number of beneficiaries

In sync with nonprofit's priorities

Known and verifiable budget

Controllable expenses

Verifiable and realistic schedule

Confirmed staff availability




Confirmed volunteer availability

Contingency plans in place



Successful trial runs 


Favorable initial public response


Recordkeeping processes in place

Government approvals obtained

    Total score  

( 2004  by
Allen  Larson)