Matchmaking Selecting Partners

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May 2007 | Vol. 2 | Issue 5

Matchmaking

Criteria for Selecting Agency and Church Partners.

One of the crucial areas of a mobilizer’s service as partnership matchmaker is to identify the key elements that will make successful collaboration possible. The following checklist is presented from the agency perspective but could be used as a basis for discussion by all potential partners.

Must every question be answered before an initiative can be launched? No, particularly not for noncomplicated partnerships coordinated by a facilitator familiar with all parties. But it can be helpful in all cases to review the list of issues and discuss those areas important to any potential partner. For items deferred, note if/when they should be addressed. . .[Click below to continue]