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Tag: Collaboration




Crowdsourcing Social Change

A look at examples of high-impact crowdsourcing and the movement for more open collaboration and transparency in the giving sector.

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Mar. 16, 2010

Nonprofit Management

For Collaboration Geeks: The Lodestar Database on Collaboration Models Is Up and Running!

A new database resource offers nonprofit leaders the chance to search and explore successful collaboration strategies already being used in the field.

By Jean Butzen | 1 | Feb. 18, 2010


Federal Bailout Spending Creates Public/Private Collaboration Opportunities

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is an example of government collaboration.

By Jean Butzen | Nov. 17, 2009

Platforms for 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.
By Satish Nambisan | May. 21, 2009

Q & A: Judith Rodin

The Rockefeller Foundation is staying at the forefront of new and big ideas, funding new innovation processes like crowdsourcing and collaborative competitions.
By Eric Nee | 2 | May. 21, 2009

Data Mining from The Collaboration Prize Applicants

Collaboration Prize competition entries prove a rich resource for nonprofit mergers.

By Jean Butzen | Apr. 10, 2009

Interview Collaboration Prize Co-Winners

Interview with Abby Suckow and Connie Torrey, Collaboration Prize co-winners from the JCC and YMCA of the Greater Toledo area.

By Jean Butzen | Mar. 19, 2009

Prizes for Nonproft Mergers and Partnerships

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.

By Jean Butzen | Jan. 20, 2009


Making Nonprofit Collaboration a Foundation Strategy: The Lodestar Foundation

The Lodestar Foundation supports nonprofit collaborations, mergers, and other cooperative activities as a major strategy.

By Jean Butzen | 4 | Dec. 16, 2008

Nonprofit Management

All That Jazz

Managing innovation is more like leading a jazz band than conducting an orchestra.
By Alana Conner Snibbe | Jun. 1, 2006