Designed specifically for community-based organizations, The Promise of Partnerships offers straightforward guidance on how to tap into the resources and expertise of local colleges and universities. For the first time, organizations can gain inside information on making contact with the right people on campus, refining the planning process to ensure that they are true partners in any enterprise, working with students and faculty, and building long-term success. Examples from the field cover a range of partnership activities, from recruiting and training effective volunteers to establishing multimillion-dollar alliances. In addition, each section of the book includes practical tools such as tips, checklists, and best practices.
Chapter 1: Working with College Students
Chapter 2: Campus Resources and Working with Faculty
Chapter 3: The Practice of Partnering
Chapter 4: Building Sustainable Partnerships
Chapter 5: Assessing Partnerships
A Glossary of Higher Education Terminology