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Collaboration Summary

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Partners YWCA of Greater Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA
United Way of the Capital Region, Enola , PA
Firm Foundation of Pennsylvania Inc., Harrisburg, PA
Community Action Commission, Harrisburg , PA
Goodwill Keystone Area, Harrisburg, PA
Tri-County OIC. Inc., Harrisburg, PA
P.R.O.B.E., Lebanon, PA
Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA
Type of Collaboration Joint Programming - Involving or building on existing programs / services
Geographic Scope County
Collaboration Focus Area Community Development
Human Services
Populations served Economically Disadvantaged
Year collaboration was established 2008
Collaboration Prize Year 2011
Goals Sought Through Collaboration Expand reach and/or range of services / programs
Serve more and/or different clients / audiences
Leverage complementary strengths and/or assets
Circumstances Prompting Collaboration Advance a shared goal
Respond to a community need
Competition for funding, donors and/or clientele
Initiators Community leader(s) / organization(s)
Nature of Funder Involvement
Number of Participating Organizations 5-7
Were Partners Added or Dropped? No
Management Structure Steering committee, broad membership
Challenges Lack of trust among partners
Clarifying partner roles
Coordination / integration of programs & services
Addressing lack of staff or allocation of staff resources
Consultants No
Organizational Efficiencies and Effectiveness Fund development - Access to new / more sources of funding
Greater ability to allocate resources to areas of need - Greater ability for each partner to focus on core competency
Greater ability for each partner to focus on core competency - Greater ability to allocate resources to areas of need
Community Impact Greater coordination of services (less overlap, duplication, fragmentation)
Increase in number of clients / individuals / organizations served
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