Research Report Maryland: A Working Model of Nonprofit and Government Collaboration
Erwin de Leon, Sarah L. Pettijohn, Evan Nemoff
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Governments depend on nonprofits to supply public services while nonprofit providers rely on government funding. This arrangement manifests itself through contracting and grants processes which are laden with problems that affect both nonprofits and governments, and ultimately, impact people being served. A number of state governments and their nonprofit partners have begun to address issues through initiatives such as streamlining task forces, online procurement systems, and document repositories. This case study documents the efforts of nonprofit leaders, government agencies, and elected officials in the State of Maryland to address problems and streamline a disjointed and complicated contracting and grants system.
Research Areas Nonprofits and philanthropy Taxes and budgets
Tags Nonprofit data and statistics State and local tax issues Data and technology capacity of nonprofits
Policy Centers Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy