Guidance

Choosing to collaborate: helping you succeed

Guidance and resources on joint working by two or more organisations.

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Choosing to collaborate: helping you succeed

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Collaborative working describes joint working by two or more organisations in order to better fulfil their purposes, while remaining as separate organisations.

This may relate to any aspect of the charities’ activity, including administration, fundraising, resource sharing, streamlining costs, campaigning and service delivery. Charities can collaborate in a variety of ways, ranging from very informal agreements to large scale contracts. The arrangements can last for a fixed period or be permanent.

Published 1 September 2009