The potential for partnership exists for every organization. Partnerships can be formed within the nonprofit sector as well as with for-profits and government. We can share space, equipment, staff and volunteers, training, experience, events, revenue – the list is endless. It is said that communities have the social capitol required to be self-sustaining. The challenge lies in mapping who can contribute what to meet the needs. This is the basis for forming a successful partnership.
In this article, Deb Anderson provides some of the fundamentals for creating and maintaining collaborations of all sorts.