A blog about the summer issue of The Philanthropist on Collective Impact - a great resource.
After more than 10 years, we've learned some lessons we want to share.
Over the past 10 years, thirteen cities across Canada have been involved in an action learning experiment to reduce poverty. They have been applying collective impact conditions and have learned some lessons.
Five things to consider when building a common agenda
Building a common agenda is the first condition of collective impact - here are five factors to consider.
Teachers in Hamilton High Schools will engage students on root causes of income disparity
A new teacher resource is engaging students and challenging them to think about addressing the root causes of poverty, income disparity and social exclusion
Defining Roles in Collective Impact
There are two important players in collective impact initiatives. This blog explores the distinct roles of conveners and backbones in collective impact.
Starting right can lead to success
The role of funder in a community is a critical and impactful role. Increasingly, funders are also becoming conveners and catalysts of community change efforts. Planning effectively for this role is key.
Putting Collective Impact into Action
This post outlines additional principles of practice that can guide practitioners about how to successfully put collective impact into action.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Liz Weaver
Vibrant Communities has been working in way that reflects working differently for tangible change and the collective impact framework. This document maps Vibrant Communities and collective impact.
Resource Type: Presentation | Author: Fay Hanleybrown, John Rook, Margaret Eaton
This power point presentation provides an in-depth examination of shared measurement and its critical importance for collective impact. Learn the key requirements and challenges of shared measurements, and how to develop shared measurement to gain maximum collective impact.
Resource Type: Presentation | Author: FSG
Shared Value is a way to combine the interests of business and society. Examine how creating Shared Value builds on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by including a focus on competitiveness while simultaneously advancing social and economic conditions to create collective impact.
Resource Type: Presentation | Author: John Kania
Learn from this short power point with nine leadership principles for backbone leaders in organizations working for collective impact.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: Shiloh Turner, Kathy Merchant, John Kania, Ellen Martin
Originally published as a four-part blog series by the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this article shares FSG's and the Greater Cincinnati Foundation (GCF)'s experience of working with a cohort of six backbone organizations in Cincinnati to create collective impact.
Resource Type: Publication | Author: John Kania & Mark Kramer
In this Stanford Social Innovation Review, John Kania and Mark Kramer share about the conditions and successes of collective impact collaborative initiatives.
Resource Type: Video | Author: Liz Weaver and Paul Born
Liz Weaver and Paul Born sharing their insights into collective impact using their experience of Vibrant Communities and reducing poverty in Canada.