Working as a Consortium

“Bigger consortia with a truly shared goal may (counter-intuitively) come to a consensus more easily as compared to smaller groups, as the need to compromise is more clear to all partnering organizations.”

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Within this document, you’ll learn the benefits and consideration of forming a consortia.

Learn about the benefits and considerations of forming a consortia.

  • Benefits:
    • Economies of scale provide greater opportunities to small districts who can form collaborative working partnerships
    • Allows members to learn from one another, and to provide inspiration and support network
  • Considerations:
    • Sustainability requires a shared goal that every participant is fully bought into, and/or clear advantages of participation for every potential partner.
    • Consider starting with smaller projects at first to build trust and to develop working relationships and effective processes.
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