Sustainability is ensuring your NPO will survive in the future – this includes funding, leadership and programmes for the future. 

The money is not only for your current projects, but also for future projects and running costs to ensure that your staff can be secure in their jobs and your beneficiaries can be confident that you can assist them over a longer period.

To follow up on this definition, have a look at how we’ve come to understand Advancement as an entry point to organisational sustainability in this article: Advancement isn’t one size fits all.