Collaboration

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

Cultúrlann - sharing premises

12 Nov 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

Shared space can be the catalyst for community building. The formation of Cultúrlann as a second Irish language school in Belfast grew into a space to promote Irish arts and culture and attracted the many organisations that now reside there.

PIPS Newry & Mourne - embracing a culture of collaborative working

12 Oct 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

More VCSE organisations are strengthening their offer to beneficiaries by working in partnership. This example highlights one organisation working with multiple partners to provide a broader range of services to beneficiaries than it could alone.

PIPS Newry & Mourne - embracing a culture of collaborative working

12 Oct 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

More VCSE organisations are strengthening their offer to beneficiaries by working in partnership. This example highlights one organisation working with multiple partners to provide a broader range of services to beneficiaries than it could alone.

Alpha Housing - example of a VCSE merger

10 Oct 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Merger

For a merger to succeed in the VCSE sector, finding a partner with a similar ethos and having a strong board leading and supporting the process are enormous assets. This case study presents the successful merger of two housing associations.

Alpha Housing - example of a VCSE merger

10 Oct 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Merger

For a merger to succeed in the VCSE sector, finding a partner with a similar ethos and having a strong board leading and supporting the process are enormous assets. This case study presents the successful merger of two housing associations.

The Bytes Project - working in collaboration with Tides Training

11 Sep 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

This case study examines how collaboration grew from a simple enquiry to address staff training needs. A shared ethos and strong relationship between CEOs resulted in innovative training for staff and service users and new business opportunities.

The Bytes Project - working in collaboration with Tides Training

11 Sep 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

This case study examines how collaboration grew from a simple enquiry to address staff training needs. A shared ethos and strong relationship between CEOs resulted in innovative training for staff and service users and new business opportunities.

Breakfast at Madison’s - VIM sharing back office services

11 Jul 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

MACS, Include Youth and VOYPIC have all embraced the spirit of collaborative working. This case study presents an example of the investment of time and relationship building that may be required to form a collaborative project in the early stages.

Breakfast at Madison’s - VIM sharing back office services

11 Jul 2011Debi Madden Collaboration, Shared Services

MACS, Include Youth and VOYPIC have all embraced the spirit of collaborative working. This case study presents an example of the investment of time and relationship building that may be required to form a collaborative project in the early stages.