Congratulations! You’re forming a new partnership to support your nonprofit’s work. Here is a set of questions to help you and your partner establish expectations for your work together. In advance of your first meeting (or at it), either individually or together, answer the questions. Take notes so that you can measure your progress and catch conflicts before they grow into a rupture.
For help evaluating a partnership, use this tool.
To identify potential supporters, including new partners, use this helpful process tool.
If you’re considering a merger with this new partner, use this.
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