The Metropolitan Planning Council (MPC) is partnering with the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning and the Metropolitan Mayor's Caucus in an effort to boost the capacity of local, suburban governments. As they plan their efforts, they are turning to the nonprofit sector to learn about best practices in capacity buidling. MPC recently interviewed Pierce Family Foundation's Program Director, Heather Parish, for her insights into what makes for effective capcity building partnerships.
MPC's website has the of that interview. You can also read the full, unedited version of Heather's transcript here.