The Struggle to Survive: The Power of Partnerships in the Quest for Nonprofit Sustainability

Karl Besel, Ngoan Hoang, Richard Cloud, Seana Golder, Linda Bledsoe, Patrick McKiernan

Abstract


This article provides information about a Youth Service Bureau’s (YSB)
experience in collaborating with court officials to expand services and a subsequent
funding base. YSBs, like many other nonprofit human service agencies, have found
that partnering with local governmental officials, especially judges, can enhance
sustainability. Implications for strengthening partnerships between local nonprofits
and county judges are discussed.

Keywords


Family courts; governmental funds; funding nonprofit organizations

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