This webinar identifies the challenges most cross-sector partnerships face, and explores cross-sector case studies to help you improve your own work.

Structuring and managing a cross-sector partnership can be one of the hardest parts of collective impact. Using data collected from Living Cities' Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment, this webinar presented on the biggest trends in cross-sector partnerships and collective impact today. We discussed common challenges most cross-sector partnerships face, and explored a cross-sector case study Seattle/King County.

If you are in a cross-sector partnership, or support a cross-sector partnership, you are probably facing some of these issues right now–watch the recording below to learn potential solutions.

The slides featured in the webinar are available for download on the left of this screen.

Speakers include:

  • Cheryl Markham, Strategic Policy Advisor, King County Dept of Community & Human Services
  • Jeff Raderstrong, Program Associate, Living Cities
  • Kirsten Wysen, MHSA, Project Manager, Communities of Opportunity, Public Health- Seattle & King County

Additional Resources

The webinar referenced several additional resources to help improve your cross-sector partnership. These are below, including resources mentioned in the simultaneous Twitter discussion.

    Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment tool

    Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment discussion guide

    Shared result resource

    Community Engagement E-course

    “What Barriers?” Report

    IAP2 engagement spectrum

    Nonprofit-Corporate Partnerships: A New Framework

    Results Based Accountability

    Presidio Institute Fellowship

Shared on Twitter:

    Getting Started with Partnership Development

    Diversity as an Essential Partnership Ingredient

    Partnership Brokers Training

Additional Questions

There were many questions from webinar attendees we could not answer. We compiled answers to those questions in this document.

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