The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is an example of government collaboration.
Some of the brightest ideas for social change grow in the spaces between organizations and sectors. Yet few organizations have systems that make collaboration happen. To foster innovation, organizations need to develop places where they can come together and work creatively—that is, platforms for collaboration. In this article, a management expert identifies three kinds of collaboration platforms—exploration, experimentation, and execution—and then outlines what organizations can do to put these platforms to work for them.
The Rockefeller Foundation is staying at the forefront of new and big ideas, funding new innovation processes like crowdsourcing and collaborative competitions.
Collaboration Prize competition entries prove a rich resource for nonprofit mergers.
Interview with Abby Suckow and Connie Torrey, Collaboration Prize co-winners from the JCC and YMCA of the Greater Toledo area.
An account of the recipients of the Lodestar Foundation and the Arizona-Indiana-Michigan Alliance (AIM)'s prize for the best nonprofit collaboration in the country.
The Lodestar Foundation supports nonprofit collaborations, mergers, and other cooperative activities as a major strategy.
Managing innovation is more like leading a jazz band than conducting an orchestra.
Managing tensions in nonprofit organizations' alliances with corporations.