Survival through collaboration. Day 2 will look at the following: Models of collaboration Launch of and discussion of Voice4Change England’s principles and guidelines for collaboration in the BAME/MRC sector Case studies of successful collaboration in BAME/MRC sector. Models of collaboration.
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Day 2 will look at the following:
In groups match the definitions with the models of collaboration and find the odd one out
Joint working by two or more charities in order to fulfil their purposes whilst remaining as separate organisations to enable a greater overall output than if they pursued the activity alone
Any examples in the room?
BAME/MRC partners collaborating to put on these 2 events
Included in the broad definition of collaboration this is a working arrangement where the partners are independent bodies, agree to co-operate to achieve a common goal, create a process to achieve this goal, plan and implement a jointly agreed programme, share relevant information and pool risks and rewards
London for All – LVSC led London Councils’
The shared delivery of a service to members from across more than one organisation
Example from LVSC research Advice UK/Action for Advocacy
Sharing functions such as ICT, HR, finance or health and safety across more than one organisation.
The option of using a cloud system to share ICT across compatible organisations.
Links with co-location
3 from LVSC research
This model is an alternative to merger and allows a parent body to govern subsidiaries that retain a good deal of their independence and crucially their legal identity. This arrangement can be used as a step on the way to full merger.
3 from LVSC research
An informal grouping of organisations/members with a common interest often hosted at an organisation that acts as the accountable body. This form of collaboration often has a steering group to inform and direct the work of the member organisations. An element of formality can be introduced with Terms of Reference.
London’s Voluntary Sector Forum
An alliance, often a temporary one, of people, factions, parties, or organisations.
End Violence against Women coalition in LVSC research
An association or a combination of voluntary organisations for the purpose of engaging in a joint venture or a cooperative arrangement among groups or institutions. This model can be formalised by setting up a charity, social enterprise of Community Interest Company to run it.
1 in LVSC research - pan-London VAWG
The placement of several entities or organisations in a single location with the aim of sharing back office functions and reducing costs
LVSC at VAI – 7 organisations under one roof
The steps that organisations take to assure themselves that a merger, or other change in working pattern i.e. collaborative working, is in their best interests.
One charity examines one or more other charities before the completion of a merger or other collaborative process), the result of which is that a charity has full knowledge of the organisation (s) they seek to merge or collaborate with. These checks fall into three main areas: commercial, financial and legal.
It is a process not a model of collaboration
Prime drivers were to:
Model – group structure – establishing a new organisation called Carnival Village