Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Vertical and cross sector cooperation are constant themes in the promotion of non-profit initiatives. To that end, national and local Scottish authorities issued a detailed statement for future interaction with the third sector under the government’s revised administrative arrangements. The 41-point statement, issued in late September, focused on funding, management of shared services, grant funding, procurement, and creating successful relationships various levels of government and the public sector.
To promote stable and long-term change, funders
will aim to take a “three-year approach” for both grant funding and contract funding
as a general rule.