Collaborating alongside another nonprofit certainly has its pros and cons. The upside is that it can grow your mission and tackle issues you weren’t able to resolve on your own. The downside? You’re working with another nonprofit that has its own agenda. You might not see eye to eye on everything, which can create tension at times, so it’s important you stay on the same page to avoid any friction.
Despite the differences you might have, collaborating with another nonprofit is one of the best decisions your organization can make. The benefits far outweigh the cons. If you’re considering partnering with another nonprofit, here are some of the benefits you should think about.