Alliance Contracting, is this the answer to radically change how public services are delivered through a partnership between Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) Sector and the Public Sector?
Waterfront Hall, Belfast 10-11 October 2016 CollaborationNI is delighted to be managing a bursary fund from The Executive Office (TEO) for community and voluntary sector places at the Global Outcomes-Based Accountability Summit
Over the past five years CollaborationNI has supported over 1,300 organisations in Northern Ireland to work in partnership.
Building Change Trust has published the independent evaluation of CollaborationNI Phase 2, we are delighted to have received such a postive evaluation on the bespoke service we provide.
170 legal agreements later we look at how engaging in this process builds belief in the visions of the collaboration.
Partnership working is all around us! Yet as many success stories are often matched with horror stories. From supporting over 900 organisations to work in partnership these are my reflections on how to get it right.
In 2013, nine leading mental health organisations came together to bid for an innovative mental health and wellbeing contract funded by the Big Lottery Fund. There was a recognition that together they could offer much more to beneficiaries.
Have you ever questioned why collaboration is worth considering?
Working in CollaborationNI, I am constantly reminded that one of the biggest challenges facing the voluntary, community and social enterprise sectors is the challenge of change. Facing it can feel as unwanted as a trip to the dentist.
Working in CollaborationNI-our challenge is to make partnerships work. However, even with the best support, like with human partnerships, some fail. In the spirit of Valentine's here are some of my thoughts on why this happens.
Focusing on something bigger! Facing the challenge of Local Government Reform in Causeway Coast and Glens with Seven Steps to Success?
Leeann Kelly is Programme Coordinator at CollaborationNI, providing support to organisations who are seeking out opportunities to work together. Here she talks about why her organisation is key to successful collaborations.