Business Continuity Planning

Prepare your business for anything

A Business Continuity Plan helps you respond to disruptions like COVID-19, floods, fires, and more, protecting your employees and assets so your business can continue to operate.

The Community Futures Business Continuity Plan Tool is free to use and will help you prepare for, and respond to, business disruptions.

What is a Business Continuity Plan?

A business continuity plan is a personalized plan to prepare for and respond to unexpected disruptions.

Well-prepared businesses fare better during and after a disaster because they already considered the possible impacts to their business and developed strategies ahead of time for dealing with them.

Build a personalized plan

We provide tools to guide you through building your personalized Business Continuity Plan. At the end you can print your plan and share it with your team.

Analyze and reduce risks

Identify the risks specific to your business and come up with plans to combat each one.

Create communications plans

Develop strategies around communicating information about your business outwards to your customers and community, and internally with staff, contractors, etc.

Prepare for disasters

Identify possible solutions to the loss of critical business assets to keep your business alive.

Identify hazards

Identify all the hazards that could affect your business from environmental, to operational, personal hazards, and more.

Keep track of Critical Business Information

Document all the critical information that you might need should an emergency arise.

Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know about the Business Continuity Planning tool.

How much does it cost?

It’s free! We believe that all of the information and resources we’ve compiled into the Business Continuity Planning tool is invaluable to all businesses, and we want to make it as easy as possible for anyone to access.

Is this tool for me?

This tool is built for businesses of any size in any industry.

How can this tool help me?

The Business Continuity Plan will help you identify possible hazards for your business, your core functions/assets, and what the impact would be if your business operations are disrupted.

How do I access the tool?

You can access the BCP anywhere you have WIFI. Just visit to create an account.

The Community Futures Business Continuity Plan Tool is completely free to use and will help you prepare for, and respond to, business disruptions.

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