Partnership Principles

AUTUMN 2017

THEORY OF CHANGE

The complexity of societal challenges are best solved through meaningful partnerships representing a diversity of ideas and talents. These meaningful partnerships, which enhance impact by promoting innovation and relevance, are built on fundamental principles.

PARTNERSHIP PRINCIPLES

Awareness of partner needs associated with values, assets, and challenges

Shared resources and responsibilities leveraging strengths for mutual benefit and collective impact

Accountability through evidence in practice and evaluation

Commitment to stewardship ensuring trust, compromise, efficiency and sustainability

Recognition of successes affirming the value of partnerships

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