TITLE

Collaboration Between Nonprofit and Business Sectors: A Framework to Guide Strategy Development for Nonprofit Organizations

AUTHOR(S)
AL-Tabbaa, Omar; Leach, Desmond; March, John
PUB. DATE
June 2014
SOURCE
Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary & Nonprofit Organiz;Jun2014, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p657
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Collaboration between nonprofit and business sectors is widely regarded as a value creation process that benefits society, business, and nonprofit organizations (NPOs). This process, however, has rarely been considered from a nonprofit perspective. In this paper, we discuss a new framework to assist NPOs in developing strategic collaborations with businesses. We argue that, by being strategically proactive rather than reactive to what businesses might offer, NPOs can increase the scale of their cross-sector collaborations and thus enhance their sustainability. Implications for research and practice are discussed.
ACCESSION #
96032719

 

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