Sample business plans and templates
Sample business plans and templates can help you to develop a professional document that will serve as a tool to convince others of your venture's potential for success.
An excellent place to start your search for good examples of business plans or templates is the Canada Business Network office in your region. Our Business Information Officers are able to provide you with access to materials that can be tailored to your needs; all it takes is a visit in person, a phone call or an email. Your local Canada Business Network centre offers a wealth of information, including practical tools and guides and specific examples, on how to start the planning process.
- Contact the Canada Business Network
The Canada Business Network has centres across the country that offer guidance, information and resources to help make your journey in business a successful one.
There are many other organizations and business websites that provide free templates, writing guides and sample plans. You may even choose to use web-based business plan applications or purchase software to help you prepare your plans and forecasts. Listed below are a number of organizations that offer free templates and sample plans.
Banks have a vested interest in ensuring that, when you approach them, your business plan includes the information they need to make a decision on financing your project.
- TD Canada Trust Business Planner
Use this online business planning tool to develop a seamless business plan that can help you get off on the right foot.
- Bank of Montreal's Business Coach Series
Find booklets, podcasts and planning resources that can help you start, grow and improve your business.
- Create the Plan — RBC Royal Bank
Learn about the 7 key sections to a business plan and find samples to help you prepare your plan.
- Scotiabank — Scotia Plan Writer for business
You can use this interactive tool to help you create an effective business plan.
- Your Guide to Business Planning — CIBC
Start planning with the help of this line-by-line approach to business plan writing that takes you through the process one step at a time.
Business Development Organizations
These organizations may provide tools to help their clients prepare professional business plans through their regional offices or via the Web.
- BDC business plan templates
You can create your own professional business plan with the help of BDC's sample plans and business plan template.
- Online Business Plan — CBDC
If you are a new or aspiring entrepreneur, you can use this guide to prepare a business plan.
- CYBF Business Plan Writer
Are you ready to start your business? You can use this online tool to develop, write, and download your business plan.
Here you will find business plan samples and templates provided by private sector companies.
- Business Plans and Profiles Index
Find sample business plans and profiles for numerous small business types.
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