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Appendix H. Development Committee Plan (Example)

Community quality collaboratives are community-based organizations of multiple stakeholders, including health care providers, purchasers (employers, employer coalitions, Medicaid and others), health plans, and consumer advocacy organizations, that are working together to transform health care at the local level. The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers these organizations many tools to assist in their efforts.


Measurable ObjectivesResponsible PartyTimelineResource Requirements
Goal 1: Define and maintain comprehensive funding strategy that moves the Community Quality Collaborative to at least 50% non-state funding by December 31, 2009.
1A: Clearly define specific resource and funding requirements, by Committee.Committee ChairsSeptember 2008
  • Each Committee to confirm its specific requirements.
1B: Conduct in-depth scan of funding options.Executive DirectorDecember 2008
  • Staff/consultant to conduct funding scan.
1C: Define contribution expectations and/or develop requests for members. (Previously targeted to include 100% financial participation by the Board.)Development CommitteeQ1 2009
  • Committee time to define expectations and/or requests.
  • Board time to confirm expectations and/or requests.
1D: Develop funding policy document to set boundaries around the types of funds and uses of funds, by source (e.g., money from pharmaceutical companies).Development CommitteeDecember 2008
  • Sample policy documents from other collaboratives.
  • Expertise to develop policy document.
  • Committee and Board time to review and approve document.
1E: Consider use of fund-raising expertise. Evaluate consulting offerings.Development CommitteeDecember 2008
  • Committee and/or staff time to research alternatives and interview candidates.
1F: Coordinate quarterly refresh of committee resource requirements and Development Committee Plan.Executive DirectorQuarterly
  • Input from each Committee.
  • Staff time to organize inputs and update documentation.
  • Committee and Board time to affirm and/or revise Development strategy.
Goal 2: Organize the pursuit of funding opportunities across all programs, providing guidance and support to Executive Director.
2A: Define potential funding sources and specific action steps for building relationships with each organization. (Such as state, large employers, foundations, and integrated health systems.)Executive CommitteeQ1 2009
  • Dependent on in-depth scan (Objective 1B)
  • Information and contacts for each target organization — poll Board members for touchpoints.
2B: Develop materials and training for Board to serve as effective advocates in developing funding opportunities for the Community Quality Collaborative.Volunteer ResourceQ1 2009
  • Communications expertise to develop materials and train Board members.
  • Minimal design and printing costs.
Goal 3: Lead efforts to secure funding for specific initiatives, as defined in Objectives 1A and 2A.
3A: Secure funding for multi-payer database, engaging plans and purchasers.Executive CommitteeQ1 2009
  • Staff, Committee, and Board time to actively pursue all funding opportunities.
3B: Reach out to other stakeholders, such as plans, to support quality measurement infrastructure.Executive DirectorQ1 2009
  • Staff, Committee, and Board time to actively pursue all funding opportunities.
Additional objectives TBD   

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Page last reviewed January 2009
Internet Citation: H. Development Committee Plan: Appendix H: Development Committee Plan (Example). January 2009. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD.


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