Purposeful Collaboration is the Key to Drive Results

One thing we know for certain is that trust-based, collaborative relationships that encourage knowledge sharing and transparency are the key to tackling today's complex challenges in our local communities and worldwide.

But what does optimal philanthropic collaboration look like? And what types of opportunities will be created by improved collaboration?

We surveyed more than 50 nonprofits and foundations to understand how they approach their working relationships today, where they see opportunities for improvements, and how that will impact the vital work they're doing in their communities. 

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Download the report to discover the results of our survey and learn key insights on how foundations and nonprofits can collaborate more effectively.

Some Key Insights:
  • Only 80% of nonprofits and 55% of community foundations say they know how to track and use metrics to inform decision-making.
  • 80% of respondents agree that funders and grantees should define success of a program together for optimal success.
  • 100% of foundations agree that it is the funder's responsibility to ensure grantees have what they need to fulfill reporting requirements.

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