This pulse check report explores developmental trends that partnerships may experience as they evolve, including potential momentum builders and pitfalls that could enable or impede progress.
Multi-sector partnerships play an increasingly significant role in the movement to improve health, equity, and economic prosperity. These partnerships recognize that many of our most pressing challenges defy sector boundaries, and cannot be effectively addressed by any one institution alone.
Report findings point to similarities and differences among partnerships regarding their geographic foci, memberships, priorities, sources of authority, operational infrastructures, financing, and shorter- vs. longer-term outlooks.
This report by ReThink Health and the Center for Community Health and Evaluation is the only survey of its kind to ask leaders across the U.S. what their partnerships do, how they finance their work, and how their groups have been developing over time.