We have sorted through reports, researched best practices, and vetted the top resources to provide a comprehensive, easy-to-navigate guide to get you started.
Whether you are looking to see what others have done, are ready to open your gates, or want increase the impact of an existing project - this toolkit can help you find the answers to your questions, trouble shoot your challenges, and help unlock the opportunities in your community.
How to use this toolkit
Click the PLAN, OPEN, and SUSTAIN tabs below to access tools and resources for each phase of your shared use project.
You may be ready to unlock the gates but is the community ready for you? The OPEN section of this toolkit focuses on resources to introduce your shared use site to the community and invite them to participate. Click below to explore communication techniques, launch event tips, and other resources to support your opening efforts.
Gates are opened, the community is excited, and you are done... well, not quite. The SUSTAIN section of this toolkit focuses on evaluation, formal agreements, and funding to ensure your shared use initiative will be a lasting gem in your community. Click below to discover keys to long term success.