“There is no other way to go after big, complex problems than with a cross-sector partnership.”

Aneesh Raman

Senior Advisor to Governor Gavin Newsom and member of the California Economic Recovery Task Force

The Intersector Project

The Aspen Institute 

A resource hub dedicated to advancing effective collaboration among the business, government, and non-profit sectors in the United States. Offers an extensive list of case studies and other materials about cross-sector partnerships see their resource library.

Collaborative Cities

Bloomberg Philanthropies


A guide for designing, implementing, and sustaining strategic partnerships. The guide offers a playbook for city leaders looking to build and strengthen partnerships. The examples and best practices highlighted in the guide illustrate the possibilities of cross-sector collaboration and some of the steps leaders can take to better their chances of success.

Governing in Partnership

Stanford Social Innovation Review

Article that describes how governments can partner with philanthropy, nonprofits, and businesses to magnify their social impact.

Social Innovation Impact Report

California Governor Gavin Newsom


Report highlighting the $3.9 Billion in corporate and philanthropic partnerships that have been developed to aid the State’s housing efforts, COVID-19 response, and more.

“The Intersector”

Brookings Institute


A book by Daniel P. Gitterman and Neil Britto, recently published by Brookings Institute, explores how cross-sector collaboration can solve seemingly intractable societal problems.


Social Innovation Symposium


Video featuring Governor Newsom and other leaders discussing California’s Public-Private Partnership initiative.