Category Archives - Cross-sector partnerships

Mergers and partnerships are critical for survival in the charity sector

August 20, 2015 12 Comments

With growing competition for attention and funding and demands for better governance and financial management, charities and NGOs should consider partnerships with others in their own sector.
Sadly, the recent Kids Company debacle has yet

Taking cross-sector collaboration beyond the sound bite

February 5, 2015 12 Comments

We need more collaboration between business and the civic society is a popular sound bite at high profile global gatherings. The 2015 World Economic Forum was no exception.
 
It is commendable that cross-sector collaboration

Business partnerships with women for social and economic change

December 5, 2014 12 Comments

How can business help turn millions of poorest women into profit generators for themselves, their community and business? By partnering with them, enabling access to education, technology, finance. By helping remove discriminatory social barriers.
 

Refocusing corporate partnerships to build assets

August 11, 2014 12 Comments

At Rippleseed, I take an assets driven approach to developing strategic corporate-community partnerships¹ .
If companies are to create long term, sustainable businesses, then the communities in which they work and live need to be

Moving from corporate fundraising to strategic corporate partnerships

May 20, 2013 12 Comments

Should charities and small NGOs  rethink their approach to corporate partnerships in a competitive, dynamic marketplace where access to corporate funding is finite?. Yes, if they are to survive in the long term.
 
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Cross-sector partnerships need good brokers

July 2, 2012 12 Comments

Evidence shows that single- sector solutions to global challenges do not work because no one sector (whether public, private or civil society) is ever able to supply the necessary combination of information, innovation, reach and