Event Date: 06.15.2021
Part of Mass Cultural Council’s Recover, Rebuild, Renew Series
Nonprofits are exploring new ways to work with like-minded organizations. In this webinar, you will learn how to recognize the conditions for successful collaborations, evaluate mission alignment, assess prospects, and facilitate productive conversations with potential partners. NFF will cover the difference between partnership and collaboration, strengths and full costs in partnerships and collaboration, value propositions for collaboration, partnership and collaboration finances, and potential barriers to forming new partnerships.
Outcomes: At the end of this session, participants will be able to recognize the conditions for successful collaborations, evaluate alignment, assess prospects, and facilitate productive conversations with potential partners.
Firm: Nonprofit Finance Fund, New York, NY & Boston, MA
Content Expert: Kristine Alvarez, Chaya Scott
Kristine Alvarez coaches nonprofit leaders and board members to maximize their mission impact through strategic financial planning and decision-making, via both one-on-one engagements and group trainings. Her contributions to thought leadership in early childhood education include authorship of NFF’s 2015 report, “Overcoming Financial Barriers to Expanding High-Quality Early Care & Education.” Prior to joining NFF in 2005, Kristine served as Strategic Planning Consultant for Washington DC nonprofit organizations, Communications Director of City Year Greater Philadelphia, a national youth service program under AmeriCorps, and Volunteer Coordinator for a congressional campaign in Bethesda, MD. She holds a Master of Business Administration from George Washington University, a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Certified Nonprofit Accounting Professional Certificate from Fiscal Management Associates.
Chaya Scott partners with nonprofit leaders at an inflection point in their organizational journey; as thought-partner offering advice, insight, and strategic recommendations to capitalize on their unique strengths and future aspirations. She believes stable mission-driven organizations are better positioned to anchor the communities they serve.
Chaya has 20 years of experience serving in executive leadership roles in the nonprofit sector, including the establishment and significant growth of two nonprofit organizations, designing governance structures, assessing community needs, and implementing systematic change. She holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Immaculata University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations from Temple University.
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