How to Develop Good Cross-Sector Partnerships in Community Investment

This Business in the Community (BITC) toolkit provides practical information on how your business can develop a sustainable and successful partnership with other organisations.

The process of developing good cross-sector partnerships should be considered alongside your organisation’s overall approach to community investment.

This toolkit includes:

  • an overview of the five principles of good community investment
  • key steps to build a good partnership
  • recommendations to keep in mind
  • examples of good partnerships from organisations leading the way in community investment

Read more about how and why communities should be at the heart of any modern business through BITC’s Place agenda.


Business in the Community is building thriving communities where people want to live and work.