Monday, March 3, 2014
Do More: Post #7--Practice #3: Forge Nonprofit Peer Networks
Practice #3: Forge Nonprofit Peer Networks. Often nonprofits view one another as competitors for donors. They often view school systems and politicians as barriers to change, and the list goes on. Fact is—it takes a community to grow a child. When donors, nonprofits, politicians, and governments get engaged and in synch, big things happen. The authors offer stories about how this works. In particular, they demonstrate how a collaborative effort of many diverse socially catalytic entities changed the HS graduation rates in Cincinnati. Forging partnerships and requiring accountability for everyone involved are the keys to success.