The Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3) develops partnerships between the business community and local community organizations that address critical needs in Fairfax County. OP3 creates and develops public private partnerships to stimulate positive change in the community and encourages civic involvement and responsibility. One of the goals of OP3 is to bring together resources between the public and private sectors to effectively transform the quality of life in the community.
What do we do?
Serve as a clearinghouse for existing partnerships and a central point of contact for businesses and community organizations wishing to partner in Fairfax County.
Foster relationships with business and nonprofit organizations to encourage and support mutually beneficial community connections.
Identify and communicate opportunities and needs in Fairfax County to increase individual and business investments, including philanthropy, volunteering and in-kind contributions. Find out how to give and get involved.
Learn about current partnerships that are leveraging resources and producing results for the Fairfax County community by improving the environment, providing technology and educational resources for children, enhancing the arts. For sustainable growth to occur, we recognize that partnerships must be mutually beneficial and produce positive outcomes for both the public and private partners.
Awards and Recognition
OP3 has been recognized by the following organizations:
George Mason University featured OP3 as a model for "Accelerating Social Innovation"
Center for Nonprofit Advancement
International City County Managers Association selected OP3 as a case study for the Transforming Local Government Conference.
Asian Chamber of Commerce
Get in Touch With OP3 If you would like to get in touch with any of OP3's staff members, please contact us.
Featured Case Studies The work of OP3 is highlighted in case studies on local government innovation and the effectiveness of cross-sector collaboration by ICMA, NAPA, MIT Innovations, and NAESP.