Sustainability can be achieved any number of ways. This includes through a cash match, in-kind match,
grants, fund raising, improved efficiencies, collaborative partnerships, and other sustaining strategies.
Also, a key tool in achieving sustainability is developing a Sustainability Plan. First 5 has dedicated
resources, which includes staff to provide technical assistance to our contractors with their sustainability
planning and monitoring. First 5 is also considering hiring a Sustainability Consultant to assist and guide