By Asha Curran

The nonprofit sector uses the word “collaboration" often, and in worshipful tones, but what happens in practice is usually more transactional than transformational.

It often goes like this: If you give us something that benefits our program, we would be happy to return the favor for your program. Backs are mutually scratched. But each organization essentially continues on its own path, largely unaffected by the partnership.

Read the source article at Stanford Social Innovation Review