Good Works

Good Works in Montana!

Montanans are hard at work sustaining communities that care. A key in the effort to become more effectual organizations is collaboration. Here are some folks a few doors down from you bringing about positive change in Montana and around the world. Take inspiration from their efforts and imagine ways you might collaborate.

Listen to this Philanthropy Chat podcast on collaboration.

Samin Dadelahi is the Chief Operating Officer at the Wyoming Community Foundation (WYCF). The WYCF is the lead foundation partner on the Wyoming Afterschool Alliance, a collaboration between 12 agencies with the goal of creating quality afterschool programs throughout the state of Wyoming. Stakeholders include lawmakers, heads of professional associations, departments of education and family services. Ms. Dadelahi addresses questions about the challenges of collaborative work, and also gives tips on bringing funders to the table. View the Wyoming Afterschool Alliance’s collaboration story in the Nonprofit Collaboration Database.

The Nonprofit Collaboration Database provides hundreds of real-world examples of how nonprofits are working together. Explore different collaboration models, what prompted organizations to collaborate, challenges encountered, and the outcomes experienced by partner agencies and the community.