The Planning with Purpose toolkit describes what needs to be in an effective plan and how to run the planning process.
Planning with Purpose Introduction - Download (944 KB)
A guide to planning for Landcare members, Groups and Networks. This provides the introduction and background for the planning process.
Guide to developing Landcare Group Action Plans - Download (654 KB)
A Landcare Group Action Plan is a blueprint for action. It articulates a shared vision about the future of a local area, identifies tasks that need to be completed to realize the shared vision, and says who will carry these out. This guide provides information on the steps to develop a Group action plan.
Guide to developing Landcare Network Strategic Plans - Download (540 KB)
Network Strategic plans set a course through uncertain terrain. They provide a road map that says where the Network wants to head, and the best way to get there. Strategic planning sets the scene for business planning or operational planning, by naming the results the Network wants to achieve in its programs and projects. This guide provides information on the steps to develope a Network Strategic Plan.
Guide to developing Landcare Business Plans - Download (191 KB)
A Landcare Network Business Plan builds the case for investing in the Network and demonstrates the feasibility of its programs or business ventures. This guide provides information on the steps to developing a business plan.
Guide to developing Landcare Project Plans - Download (186 KB)
Project Planning is an important step in developing project ideas and proposals which can be used for a range of funding opportunities. This can be done after Group or Network Plan is done, or as a first step to provide a focus for these plans. This guide provides information on the steps to developing a project plan.
The Toolkit was produced by Moragh Mackay of the Bass Coast Landcare Network and funded by the Norman Wettenhall Foundation and the Victorian Government through the Victorian Landcare Program.