Tag: preparation

  • Making Your Case

    Making Your Case

    Partnerships are formed because two (or more) organizations have faith that they will make 1 + 1 = 3. Without a strong relationship history, how can do you build the needed trust to initiate a partnership and have it thrive in the long run? There are two ways that organizations do this when starting a […]

  • Forming New Opportunities

    Today there are essentially two ways that opportunities for new partnerships are formed: 1. relationship process, and 2. diligence process. A relationship process depends upon, you guessed it, the relationship that exists prior to an opportunity forming and uses trust as the motivating factor. A diligence process, depends upon a set of criteria that are […]

  • Before the Intro

    Before the Intro

    Yesterday, we published “The Art of Discovery” as an introduction to the discovery process for funders and nonprofits. It includes some considerations, approaches, and questions that your organization might take to improve your odds of forming positive new partnerships. But how do you know when you’re ready for the discovery process? Partnership formation can be […]