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On our blog, Collective Impact Forum staff, partners, and guest contributors share the latest learning, innovations, and stories from the field.
  • 2015's Most Popular Forum Blogs and Resources

    Collective Impact Forum

    December 22, 2015

    The New Year is a great time for reflection and often, a much needed opportunity for rejuvenation. (You can find some excellent self-care recommendations over at Nonprofit with Balls. We’re big fans of the “no email during the holidays” rule.) For our last blog of the year, we’re excited to share the Collective Impact Forum’s most popular reads and resources for 2015.
  • Four Ways To Use Our New Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment as a Tool to Strengthen Your Work

    Jeff Raderstrong

    November 11, 2015

    Today, we are excited to release our Cross-sector Partnership Assessment. In our work supporting over 70 collective impact initiatives in cities around the country, we’ve found that initiatives often struggle to build and maintain their cross-sector partnerships. So, Living Cities developed the Assessment to help cross-sector partnerships, particularly collective impact partnerships, understand how to best work with stakeholders to achieve dramatically better results for low-income people in cities.
  • New Tools for Collective Impact Working Groups

    Robert Albright

    January 15, 2015

    Do you need some ideas for facilitating an ice-breaker among community leaders who have not previously met before? Have you hit a roadblock and need a fresh way to facilitate a discussion and find common ground among your group? Are you looking for tools or templates to keep your Steering Committee updated on working groups’ progress? Do you need some inspiration for how another community has framed their collective impact strategies for pursuing a common agenda? If one any of these questions apply to you and/or your collective impact partners, there are several new resources available on the Collective Impact Forum’s resource page that will be of interest:
  • 2014’s Top Collective Impact Resources

    Collective Impact Forum

    December 12, 2014

    We’re excited to share with you some of the “top” reads for the year from the Collective Impact Forum--the year’s most downloaded reports, the most popular posts, and the most accessed tools from our resource library. As we gear up for 2015, we look forward to sharing even more resources with you and finding more ways to support you and your social change work

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