Module 6 – Chapter 2 – Page – 37-PE-EN Copy

Many community projects fail when the facilitators are no longer involved or when the funding stops as the community is no longer able to sustain its efforts.  A high level of community engagement will foster the development of skills and capacities as well as a strong sense of personal responsibility and commitment to action, thereby supporting project sustainability.

Source: Community Engagement, Ontario Healthy Communities Coalition, 2011