Grantmaker Partnerships and Special Projects
New initiatives and special projects are typically brought to Community Partners by funders, established community leaders, or networks of organizations. On this page you will find current Strategic Initiatives and Special Projects. We also invite you to read further about some of our current and past projects to gain a full sampling of Community Partners’ services and expertise.
Community Partners and Jumpstart (www.JewishJumpstart.org) are partnering to support innovative new Jewish nonprofit initiatives. Community Partners will provide fiscal sponsorship and Jumpstart will provide technical assistance and mentorship to empower Jewish innovators to transform their community and the broader world for the better. For more information, go to www.ProjectPartnership.org.
Building Clinic Capacity for Quality
Community Partners is serving as a program office for this initiative, jointly sponsored by UniHealth, Kaiser Permanente, L.A. Care Health Plan, and Blue Shield, to improve the capacity of community clinics to use technology to support quality healthcare. For more more information, click here.
California Community Technology Policy Group (CCTPG)
Community Partners facilitates a statewide education and advocacy network that works to ensure underserved communities reap the benefits of technological innovations. Visit their official website at www.CCTPG.org.
The Wireless Comparative Analysis and Best Practices Education Project
Community Partners, in partnership with the California Community Technology Policy Group, the California Emerging Technology Fund and the BroadBand Institute of California, identified and highlighted lessons learned and promising practices in the are of government-led wireless networks, with a special emphasis on Digital Inclusion. To read the final report, click here.
Community Partners is a partner agency in the Annenberg Foundation's new leadership devleopment program Alchemy, which aims to maximize the leadership capacity and teamwork for nonprofit executives and board members. Visit their official website at www.AnnenbergAlchemy.org.
Community Partners published Networks that Work: A Practitioner's Guide to Managing Networked Action, and provides customized training and consultation on how networks can bring about beneficial civic and social outcomes in the public interest arena. For more information, please click here.
The California Wellness Foundation Conferences
Community Partners plans peer learning convenings that bring together the foundation's grant recipients in the fields of work and health, environmental health, and transition-age youth.
Specialty Care Initiative
Community Partners provides technical assistance to the specialty Care Initiative, a statewide collaboration of Kaiser Northern California Community Benefits Division, Kaiser Southern Califronia Community Benefits Division, and the California HealthCare Foundation. The Initiative has funded 24 coalitions of community clinics and public health agencies to focus on increasing access to specialty care.
National Fiscal Sponsorship Standards and Handbook
Community Partners is working with fiscal sponsor organizations around the U.S. to build and strengthen individual practices, and the field.
Pfaffinger Foundation Working Poor Initiative
Community Partners consults with the Initiative’s Advisory Group and facilitates peer learning forums for case managers who provide assistance to hundreds of working poor families in Los Angeles.