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A network of nonprofit funders and intermediaries dedicated to making nonprofits more efficient, effective, and sustainable through sustained collaboration.

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The term “Sustained Collaboration” is used to capture a broad continuum of long-term, organizational collaborations that represent a fundamental change to the business model of two or more partnering nonprofits. These can include: back office consolidation (by contract or agreement, or by creation of a new organization), programmatic joint venture, merger (fully integrated, or with separate corporate structures), alliance, or acquisition.

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The Sustained Collaboration Network Conference 2022

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Who/What: The Sustained Collaboration Network’s 2022 Conference will bring funders together from across the country to connect on the importance of sustained collaboration as a meaningful form of nonprofit capacity…

The Sustained Collaboration Network Training Institute

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What: The new Sustained Collaboration Network (SCN)—a network of 7+ local pooled funds supporting greater collaboration among nonprofits—is hosting a first-ever online institute for consultants engaged in this work. The…

Nora Hannah, Director of the Arizona Together for Impact Fund, facilitates “How to Find Your Perfect 10: Finding the Right Collaborator for your Organization.”

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Part 1 Part 2 Event Description: Kelly Fryer provides detail and content on the subject of collaborator identification and selection. Kelly has 25+ years of experience as a nonprofit executive,…

Carrie Harlow, Initiative Manager of the Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative, participated in Envision Consulting’s “The Truth About Strategic Partnerships” webinar on July 15, 2020

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Event Description: In this session we deep dive on the topic of strategic partnerships, including when to consider strategic restructuring, how to assess your organization's readiness, and the first steps…

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