Cross-Sector Partnerships

Aspen Institute’s Intersector Project

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

Collaborative Cities

A guide for designing, implementing, and sustaining strategic partnerships –  available for download from Bloomberg Philanthropies. 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. View more. 

“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

Governing in Partnership

An article that describes how governments can partner with philanthropy, nonprofits, and businesses to magnify their social impact. Stanford Social Innovation Review See more. 

“The Intersector”

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 Impact Report

California Governor Gavin Newsom’s report highlights 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. See more here. 

Social Innovation Symposium 

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