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18 hours 46 min ago
Chris Thompson
Backbone organizations are unusual entities and that means they need unusual boards too. Board members of organizations responsible for performing backbone functions need to assume roles and responsibilities beyond those of a board member of a tradit...
Meghan Krause
Collective Impact consultancy, Insightformation, Inc., is hosting a free webinar on Monday, Aug. 29th, at 10:00A (CDT). Register here: https://goo.gl/rgRuln   Overview: Communities across the country are facing the many challenges of opi...
Keira Sorrells
Hi there, I run a network of organizations that offer support to parents who have a critically ill or premature infant in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  We have an annual summit November 4-6 in Falls Church, VA.  We created this network...

Learn About the Collective Impact Community and Find Your Role

Sharing what works and what doesn’t so everyone can get better, smarter, faster is what we’re all about. The Collective Impact Forum gives practitioners a place to connect with others who are using the collective impact approach. Join the community to learn from the challenges and successes of others, and to access information vital to advancing your work.

  • Funder of Initiatives

    The Funder Community is a space for funders who support collective impact initiatives. If you would like to join this conversation, your registration must first be approved by the community manager.

  • Backbone Organization

    Individuals who work as dedicated staff for collective impact initiatives connect with peers in the Backbone Community. If you would like to join this community, your registration must first be approved by the community manager.

  • Partner Organization

    This is the place for all collective impact practitioners and those interested in collective impact — from business leaders, to nonprofits, to funders, to people in government, and others — to come together to share challenges, problem-solve, and learn from each other.