Five Myths About Nonprofit Partnerships

Recently, La Piana Consulting analyzed data gleaned from The Collaboration Prize nominations – a process that they managed. These data from 644 applicants include current examples of strategic restructuring from across the U.S., providing new information for nonprofits and their funders. These data, and the many recent conversations La Piana has had with funders and nonprofit leaders, reveal a number of misconceptions about partnering that are addressed in this article.