Introductions and overviews

NCVO's webpage on Collaborative Work features lots of links and articles.

The Find a Partner section at Funding Central can help you identify and make contact with potential project/bidding partners.

Getting Ready for Collaboration from IVAR is a great introductory guide with links to further information.

Making Partnerships Work for You:  A Brief Guide for the Voluntary Sector was written by ACEVO and Candour Collaborations in partnership with Clinks. It highlights some of the issues that could arise in developing partnerships, and some of the benefits you should be looking to secure from your partners.

IVAR has published a number of really interesting and informative reports on collaboration, partnership working and merger recently. Visit their publication section to download.

Knowhow Nonprofit has a useful guide on how to collaborate

Making a difference together? is a downloadable PDF from Locality about planning and evaluation collaborative projects aimed at voluntary and community organisations.

Support organisations

Locality is the leading nationwide network of development trusts, community enterprises, settlements and social action centres. 

Consortia and Partnerships

NCVO's webpage on Consortia  features useful info about VCS led consortia developed and all the different models and approaches. For more information click here