Collaboration

We offer practical advice to assist organisations involved in or considering collaboration or mergers. You can find out more on our CollaborationNI webpage.

Collaboration and Partnership Support – an End and a Beginning

10 Apr 2017CollaborationNICollaboration

Collaboration support for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland enters a new phase this week – with an end and a beginning.

Avoid the Pitfalls of Partnership Working – and Write it down!

7 Nov 2016Andrew Talbot CollaborationNICollaboration, partnership

One of the key foundation stones for success in collaborative working is a fully negotiated and carefully drafted written agreement- and we can help.

Partnership working: Thrive or Die

27 Oct 2016Leeann Kelly CollaborationNICollaboration, partnership

Partnership working is almost spoken about as a given, something that will simply happen when you get people to work together.  However, it is a practice that will only happen when people commit to making it happen.

Will to Give - fundraising collaboration

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Fundraising

Sometimes a shared interest and a need for joined-up work between organisations can lead to the formation of a new VCSE organisation in order to best represent the interests of multiple member groups.       

Will to Give - fundraising collaboration

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Fundraising

Sometimes a shared interest and a need for joined-up work between organisations can lead to the formation of a new VCSE organisation in order to best represent the interests of multiple member groups.       

Fermanagh House - shared premises

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

Fermanagh House is a social enterprise owned by the Fermanagh Trust. This case study gives an example of how VCSE organisations can come together to share space and by doing so access greater resources than any one organisation could on its own.

Fermanagh House - shared premises

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

Fermanagh House is a social enterprise owned by the Fermanagh Trust. This case study gives an example of how VCSE organisations can come together to share space and by doing so access greater resources than any one organisation could on its own.

Parenting NI and Family Mediation Northern Ireland - working together to best support service users

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

This case study outlines the process undertaken by two organisations that were working collaboratively on an informal basis to develop a more strategic collaborative commitment to best support their service users.

Parenting NI and Family Mediation Northern Ireland - working together to best support service users

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Shared Services

This case study outlines the process undertaken by two organisations that were working collaboratively on an informal basis to develop a more strategic collaborative commitment to best support their service users.

Are you ready to Tender?

10 Feb 2016CollaborationNICollaboration, Joint Tendering, Shared Services

Organisations which are effective at tendering invest heavily in preparation; they have many standard documents ready well in advance of the tender notice being issued. This 'readiness questionnaire' will help identify areas to action.