Sample business plans

Writing a business plan can seem intimidating at first, especially if you've never done it before. Before you start writing, read through these business plan examples. Use them as inspiration, but remember to make your business plan your own – it should reflect you and your business' unique identities.

  • Canada Business Network's business plan samples: A directory of business plan examples and further resources from business development organizations, banks, and private sector organizations.
  • Futurpreneur business plan resources: An extensive list of free resources to help you plan, write, and customize your business plan. Also features a business plan writer tool that will guide you through each step of the process.
  • Business Planning Workbook: A workbook designed for our Aboriginal communities but great resource for any entrepreneur wishing to create a business plan. It provides vast informaton on evaluating your idea, analyzing your competition, and developing an operational plan.
  • BPlans.com: Dozens of free sample business plans and templates, with how-to articles and resources.
  • Search online for business plans in your industry. Some will be free, while other resources will charge a fee for access.

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