This article is written by Gary Pettengell and appears on Nonprofit Information’s website. You can read the full article here.
The United States is enduring a deluge of social crises. From the far-reaching impact of the pandemic to the devastating opioid epidemic to the destruction caused by natural disasters, nonprofits and aid organizations are experiencing an unprecedented demand for critical goods and services.
As nonprofits strive to do more with less, many are stretched thin, diminishing outcomes at a critical time.
These challenges are exacerbated when nonprofits act alone or compete against one another out of devotion to their mission and urgency to support their constituents. As a result, organizations risk duplicating efforts while failing to account for the complexity of each individual.
To thrive in this challenging environment, nonprofits and aid organizations must work together to meet the moment. Here are three ways nonprofits can enhance their collaborative efforts to provide better outcomes for their constituents.