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Member CEO Forum | Strategic Partnerships & Collaborations 2.0

Everywhere we look, there's growing interest in bringing together diverse players, across sectors, to pursue specific, strategic, collective-impact agendas for communities. When experts from different disciplines and perspectives collaborate, they can craft the innovative initiatives needed to move people out of vulnerable circumstances, improve the environment, reduce barriers to opportunity, and more. Naturally, donors and communities are finding these collaborative frameworks among nonprofits more attractive than solo endeavors, resulting in greater support.
High performing nonprofits know how to engage in such strategic partnerships, what goes into a healthy collaboration, and how they can strengthen the ability to effect change and give more to clients. On the other hand, entering into a partnership without addressing roles, expectations, and capacities, or establishing a common ethos, vision, and plan, can harm your brand among stakeholders.
Exclusively for member chief executives, this session will help you to establish and execute these collaborative efforts: how to set a shared vision; clearly define roles and responsibilities; deploy tools, strategies, structures, and processes to manage the relationships; and demonstrate measurable outputs, outcomes, and impacts. We'll also address the bonus that accrues from diverse and inclusive partnerships.
Thank you to Brooks, McGinnis & Company for hosting.

About the presenter

Jose Bright
VP Consulting, Georgia Center for Nonprofits
Jose possesses a diverse skillset and experience in nonprofit consulting, having worked on the African continent for 20 years as director of a management consultancy, in government, on public boards and think tanks, and in the private sector. His areas of expertise include strategic management, change management, leadership development, and executive coaching. Learn more


Program Stats:


November 15, 2018


10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Two Premier Plaza
5607 Glenridge Drive
Atlanta, GA 30342

Registration Details

Registration is limited to chief executives of GCN Nonprofit Member organizations.

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