Sustainability of Industry Partnerships by Jack Mills
Sustainability ofIndustry Partnerships What’s Left? Presented by Jack Mills, DirectorNational Network of Sector Partners www.nnsp.org firstname.lastname@example.org
Who We Are• Insight Center for Community Economic Development– National, nonprofit, research and consulting organization formed in 1969.– Mission: Helping people and communities become, and remain, economically secure.– Strategy: increase income and assets, and improve equity regarding both• National Network of Sector Partners– Initiative of the Insight Center for Community Economic Development.– Membership organization of sector initiatives & supporters, formed in 1999.– Mission: to encourage the use and effectiveness of sector initiatives as valuable tools for enhancing employment and economic development opportunities for low-income individuals, industries, and communities.– Strategy: Increase access to good jobs/career paths and reduce employment disparities, improve job quality, and assist employers to create good jobs
Sustainability: a set of activities1. Involve a broad group of stakeholders in planning to develop buy-in, potential resources, and champions2. Document impact and tell the story to potential sources of funding3. Improve outcomes4. Control and reduce costs; especially fixed costs5. Make concerted efforts to obtain funding and other resources
Resources National Network of Sector Partners – Training and assistance – Industry-specific peer learning – Policy development assistance – Resources and materials – Etc. To find our more about services NNSP provides and/or become an NNSP member go to www.nnsp.org
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