Nonprofit Collaboration Database

This database of nonprofit collaboration models has been created to provide you with access to real-life examples of how nonprofit organizations are working together. You can explore different types of collaboration models, difficulties faced when forming a collaboration, ways challenges were overcome, metrics for measuring outcomes, and so much more. For details about this database, click here.

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BASIC SEARCH
"Ways to Collaborate" is a limited access point to introduce the major features of the database. You may select one at a time from the listed search categories. Each search yields a group of nominations with the described features. Use these results as the basis for creating more detailed searches from the range of search criteria that begin under General Searches.
DETAILED SEARCH
In this section, you can search using single or multiple criteria, across one or more categories. If you wish to see all of the criteria available in the database simultaneously, click on the "Open All Search Options".

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GENERAL SEARCHES


Confederation


REASONS TO COLLABORATE

COLLABORATION PROCESS AND STRUCTURE



COLLABORATION OUTCOMES
Greater ability for each partner to focus on core competency
Greater ability to allocate resources to areas of need
Reduction in overall cost per unit of service
More efficient use of physical space
Co-location or shared space
Improved marketing and communications, public relations and outreach
Enhanced ability to manage reporting, documentation, billing
Reduced risk or greater capacity to take on risk
Predictable revenue stream for provider of administrative services