'The Anatomy of Collaboration' is a new report from Collaborate in partnership with Oxford University’s Collaborating Centre for Values-based Practice and London South Bank University. The report sets out the key facets of successful collaboration.
Author Archives: Guest Contributor
Behaving like a system – keeping the conversation going
Collaborate is delighted to publish this blog from Clare Wightman, Director of Grapevine in Coventry and Warwickshire - a reaction to our recent report on the behavioural preconditions of system change. Clare was on the steering group for the development of the preconditions framework.
Supporting Social Change: The Role Of Social Investment
Supporting Social Change: The Role of Social Investment explores the emerging relationship between grant-making and social investment, and the ways in which independent funders can work together to develop new financial models to support social change.
Funding ecology – a comma towards a full stop
Big Lottery Fund's Sufina Ahmad and Rosie Mockett share their thoughts on the second report in the funding ecology programme.
Because personalisation isn’t easy…
Sukhvinder Kaur-Stubbs, Managing Director of Engage-Us, writes for the Social Care Institute for Excellence ahead of the launch on Building Contingent Capacity, a report supported by Collaborate, University of Birmingham and Barrow Cadbury Trust.
Collaboration: From emerging science to evidence base?
Stephen Bediako, founder and chief exectuive of the Social Innovation Partnership (TSIP), shares his thoughts on the partnership with Collaborate to grow collaboration by building an evidence hub.
New care models: To keep up, the NHS must shift focus in three ways
Collaborate's chair Lord Victor Adebowale and directors Henry Kippin and Sarah Billiald write for the HSJ about re-shaping the health system.
Follow Collaborate’s commission on future of health
The MJ writes about our newly launched health Commission with NLGN.
Trusts and foundations: Jake Hayman is among the voices questioning what they do
Independent funders don't collaborate enough and are unfit for purpose, according to a recent report and a blog by Hayman of the Social Investment Consultancy. Third Sector's Susannah Birkwood asks if this criticism is well founded.
A new funding ecology needs team players, not managers
There has been a recent surge in interest around how well the world of grant makers and independent foundations work with others around them to achieve really meaningful social change. Dawn Austwick, Chief Executive of Big Lottery Fund, blogs about our funding ecology programme in Third Sector.