& HOW TO PARTNER

At &co. we know the right questions to ask before getting started on a partnership. 

Start here to see where we may be able to help take your partnership to the next level.


IS PARTNERING THE ANSWER?

Why are we looking to partner? 

What role will a partnership play in our organization? 

Is there another way we can create the same impact?

WHAT KIND OF PARTNERSHIP DO WE NEED?

Are we focused on creating social impact, financial impact, reputational impact or all of the above?

DO WE HAVE THE RIGHT PEOPLE & RESOURCES?

Who will lead this partnership? 

Do they have the skills needed to create success? 

Do they have the resources available to support them, both financially and institutionally?

HOW WILL WE MEASURE RESULTS?

Do we need to do pre and post research to collect data? 

How rigid does our measurement need to be?

What are the big questions we need to answer?

HOW WILL WE GOVERN THE PARTNERSHIP?

Do we need a governing body or a board? 

How are we going to make decisions across the partners?

Who will have the final say on the decisions that need to be made?

HOW WILL WE COMMUNICATE OUR IMPACT?

Who do we need to tell about this partnership?

And how often do we need to talk to them?

And what do we need to tell them?