Participating Organizations

  • Minneapolis Public Schools Foundation, Minneapolis, MN

Please note that all data below was derived from the collaboration's nomination for the Collaboration Prize. None of the submitted data were independently verified for accuracy.

Merger by which governance, programs and administrative functions have been combined but which may or may not have included the integration into a single corporate entity.
Children and Youth
  • Maximize financial resources
  • Serve more and/or different clients / audiences
  • Achieve administrative efficiencies
  • Improve the quality of services / programs
  • Improve programmatic outcomes
  • Expand reach and/or range of services / programs
  • (Potential) departure of one or more Executive Directors / CEOs
  • Competition for funding, donors and/or clientele
  • Funder initiated / mandated the collaboration
Board member(s)
One Executive Director / CEO / President
  • Achieving shared vision
  • Leading and / or managing the collaboration
  • Fund development - Improved fundraising results
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of management / administration
  • Financial savings - Coordination / consolidation of programming
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of staff positions
  • Improved marketing and communications, public relations and outreach - Improved marketing and communications, public relations and outreach
  • Fund development - Access to new / more sources of funding
  • Human resources - Increased use / leveraging of volunteer efforts
  • Greater coordination of services (less overlap, duplication, fragmentation)
  • Increase in number of clients / individuals / organizations served
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