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Sustaining Comprehensive Community Initiatives: Key Elements for Success

"This strategy brief presents The Finance Project's eight-part
sustainability framework. It is intended to help policymakers, program
developers and other stakeholders at both state and community levels
identify the basic resources needed and address the strategic decisions necessary to sustain promising comprehensive
community initiatives. This brief is designed to assist a range of
stakeholders, regardless of their initiatives' programmatic focus. This
includes those who are involved with community development programs, early childhood programs, youth development programs,
out-of-school time programs or any other type of community-based
program that serves the needs of children and families" (3).

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