Business Plan Writing



This project will save us $12,988 , allowing us to protect threatened areas and wildlife and advocate for clean energy usage in the Northern Rockies.

What We Need

  • An effective and concise document that covers the following: Mission and Vision Statement, Executive Summary, Products, Programs, and Services, Target Market, Marketing Plan, Industry and Competitive Analysis, Financials, Organizational Structure, Management Team/Role of Board, Your Offering, Appendix, etc.
  • An internal guide to align day-to-day operations and goals
  • A fresh perspective on an Organization’s goals and strategies

How This Will Help

Cottonwood Environmental Law Center works on behalf of our members and other organizations to promote the preservation and restoration of the Northern Rockies' natural environment and resources. This project will enable us to expand our mission.

What We Have In Place

We currently have an outline of our mission and vision which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a clear description of our current work and the ability to provide any other information you need.

Fun Fact

We love being outside. We mountain bike, ski, rock climb, camp, etc.

  • Location: Remote (work anywhere)

Project Steps

Prep: Distribution of Prep Materials
Milestone 1: Business Plan Goals
  • Professional assesses materials shared and comments on any information gaps required for Business Plan
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss goal and audience
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager discuss tone and presentation style for each section of the Business Plan document
Milestone 2: Document First Draft
  • Professional shares first draft of Business Plan with Volunteer Manager
  • Volunteer Manager gives detailed feedback with comments and questions
Milestone 3: Document Final Draft
  • Professional incorporates feedback and delivers final draft to Volunteer Manager
Prerequisites for Professional
  • Background in business development, strategy consulting, entrepreneurship or experience in a relevant field
  • Excellent writing and communications expertise (please provide examples)
Prerequisites for Organization
  • A staff member strongly committed to the project willing to collaborate with the Professional and assist with information gathering and feedback in order to ensure timely and successful completion

Our Mission

Cottonwood’s mission is to protect the people, forests, water, and wildlife in the American West. Cottonwood has been fulfilling this mission since January 2010