Center for Disability Rights and Regional Center for Independent Living (CDR/RCIL)

Participating Organizations

  • Regional Center for Independent Living, Inc., Rochester, NY

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.

Administrative Consolidation to share, exchange, or provide back office services such as accounting, IT, human resources
  • Civil Rights
  • Mental Health
  • Human Services
People with Disabilities
  • Serve more and/or different clients / audiences
  • Improve programmatic outcomes
  • Achieve administrative efficiencies
  • (Potential) departure of one or more Executive Directors / CEOs
  • Financial problems / pressures within one or more of the partnering organizations
Board member(s)
One or more managers employed by one partner but reporting to all
Clarifying partner roles
  • Human resources - Increased access to technical expertise (e.g. HR, Finance, IT)
  • More efficient use of physical space - More efficient use of physical space
  • Greater ability for each partner to focus on core competency - Greater ability to allocate resources to areas of need
  • Financial savings - Reduced legal costs
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of staff positions
  • Financial savings - Bundled insurance policies
  • Financial savings - Consolidation of management / administration
  • Colocation or shared space - Co-location or shared space
  • Greater coordination of services (less overlap, duplication, fragmentation)
  • Increase in number of clients / individuals / organizations served
  • Greater range / variety of services/programs offered
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