Several small youth-serving nonprofits were concerned about high operating costs making it difficult to provide adequate services to their clients. In 2003, with technical and financial support from Lodestar, they formed Partnership for Adolescent Resources through Training, Networking, Education, Referrals and Support (PARTNERS), an innovative management services organization to manage leased office space. For a period of five years, PARTNERS became the management and administration through which the combined agencies shared office space and certain administrative functions. Lodestar’s grant subsidized rent charges for the joint-usage space for the duration of the collaboration.
Grant Amount: $76,500
Year Granted: 2006
Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years
Grantee: Partnership for Adolescent Resources through Training, Networking, Education, Referrals and Support (PARTNERS)
Location: AZ - Arizona