What is a Feasibility Study?

A feasibility study is a detailed, objective analysis of a business idea or proposed project to determine its potential impact or outcome. It provides a visual aid for a new venture by putting an idea on paper so that potential problems can be more easily identified and solved before the idea is implemented, saving investors’ time and money in the future. Read More

Sample Studies

In 2017, we completed a feasibility study in partnership with Johnston County, North Carolina to determine the potential for a facility processing canola seed from local farmers. This document shows a recent example of what to expect from our feasibility studies. View Completed Study

Another study we completed explored a small farm cidery in Virginia. This completed study shows the level of detail that goes into the construction of a feasibility study. These documents are typically over 150 pages and contain financial projections for a three year period.View Completed Study

Sample Table of Contents

This table of contents, excerpted from the Narmada Winery Feasibility Study, shows some of the information contained in a typical study. While each feasibility study can differ depending on the project, this can give you an idea of how the study is arranged and presented. View Sample Table of Contents

Cooperative Feasibility Study Guide

The company’s founder, James Matson, authored the USDA’s Cooperative Feasibility Study Guide, which is a key reference for the creation of feasibility studies. This document forms the basis of our feasibility study creation process. View Cooperative Feasibility Study Guide