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Center for Urban Community Services, Inc. (CUCS), New York, NY Project for Psychiatric Outreach to the Homeless (PPOH), New York, NY
Type of Collaboration
Merger - Fully integrated, including those with some brand independence retained
Collaboration Focus Area
Housing Human Services Mental Health
Economically Disadvantaged People with Disabilities
Year collaboration was established
Collaboration Prize Year
Goals Sought Through Collaboration
Improve the quality of services / programs Improve programmatic outcomes Serve more and/or different clients / audiences Achieve administrative efficiencies Maximize financial resources
Circumstances Prompting Collaboration
Potential closure of one or more of the partnering organizations Financial problems / pressures within one or more of the partnering organizations Funder initiated / mandated
Nature of Funder Involvement
Number of Participating Organizations
Were Partners Added or Dropped?
One Executive Director / CEO / President
Raising funds or integrating fund development to support the collaboration
Organizational Efficiencies and Effectiveness
Financial savings - Consolidation of staff positions Financial savings - Consolidation of management / administration Human resources - Shared and / or improved training and professional development Human resources - Increased access to technical expertise (e.g. HR, Finance, IT) Enhanced ability to manage reporting, documentation, billing
Increase in number of clients / individuals / organizations served