How Philanthropic Collaborations Succeed and Why They Fail



When executed well, funder collaboratives can drive tremendous results—greater results than funders generally believe they could attain by working alone. For an overview of the results of our research, read "How Philanthropic Collaboratives Succeed, and Why They Fail," (Stanford Social Innovation Review, July 2019)

Are Funder Collaboratives Valuable? A Research Study

Complete findings of our research, including results of a survey of 425 grantees and funders participating in ten different collaboratives as well as 65 funder and grantee interviews and reviews of evaluations of 13 collaboratives. [PDF]

Value of Collaboration Research Study Literature Review

An overview, summary, and bibliography of the more than 150 pieces of literature reviewed during the research phase of our work. [PDF]

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