Health care and community-based organizations (CBOs) across the country are increasingly working together to better address the root causes of poor health among low-income and vulnerable populations. Through support from Kaiser Permanente Community Health, the Center for Health Care Strategies and Nonprofit Finance Fund collaborated to identify new strategies and resources to facilitate effective CBO-health care partnerships, building on work done under the Partnership for Healthy Outcomes project made possible by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Following are a set of practical resources and tools to help emerging and existing partnerships address common barriers to partnering and strengthen their collaborative activities: