Models for institutional co-operation
This report looks at what strategic alliances could be developed between organisations to achieve back-office cost efficiencies, and how these could be extended front-of-house to include more collaborative business models. It considers approaches to new kinds of artistic collaboration, establishing better connections to culturally diverse communities and organisations, and the development of imaginative federated fundraising strategies.
Board members‘ input should be significantly increased to include obligatory dissemination of best practice, and provision of key skills/personnel within their AOs. This needs to be conditional and for the full duration of Board membership, (with formal agreements) and should not be provided as grace and favour to be withdrawn without warning.