Blue Ridge Forever

Participating Organizations

  • Conservation Trust for North Carolina, Raleigh, NC
  • Blue Ridge Rural Land Trust, Lansing, NC
  • Carolina Mountain Land Conservancy

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.

Joint Programming to launch and manage one or more programs
  • City
  • State
Environment
2004
  • Achieve administrative efficiencies
  • Expand reach and/or range of services / programs
  • Leverage complementary strengths and/or assets
  • Develop a stronger / more effective "voice"
  • Improve the quality of services / programs
  • Maximize financial resources
  • Improve programmatic outcomes
  • Serve more and/or different clients / audiences
Funder initiated / mandated the collaboration
Executive Director(s) / CEO(s) / President(s)
>10
  • Suggested / encouraged the collaboration
  • Funded initial exploration
Yes
  • Coordinating agency, with one or more staff dedicated to the collaboration
  • Steering committee, broad membership
  • Lack of trust among partners
  • Facing competitive factors in the operating environment
  • Fund development - Improved fundraising results
  • Human resources - Shared and / or improved training and professional development
  • More efficient use of physical space - More efficient use of physical space
  • Improved marketing and communications, public relations and outreach - Improved marketing and communications, public relations and outreach
  • Improved programmatic outcomes
  • Greater coordination of services (less overlap, duplication, fragmentation)
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