Collaboration

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Released: 05/2014

From the Collective Impact Forum and FSB, this report provides practical guidance for planning and implementing evaluations of collective impact initiatives.

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Released: 11/2014

Largely beneath the radar, a small but growing group has begun pursuing the innovative path explored in this report. Mostly in small steps—but sometimes in larger ways—they are adopting elements of what could emerge as a new anchor mission to deploy all resources to build community wealth.

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Resource Type: Best PracticeReport
Funding Area: Community Development



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Released: 01/2013

This occasional paper from the Kettering Foundation is written by Peter Pennekamp, former executive director of the Humboldt Area Foundation. It explores the questions of why and how community democracy can be both a cultural choice and an organizing system for philanthropy.

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Resource Type: Report
Topic: Collaboration



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Released: 12/2013

From 2004 to 2012, Third Sector New England and clusters of nonprofit organizations joined in a unique grant program designed to further social change through united effort. In Funding Learning Networks for Community Impact readers will learn lessons from eight years of grantmaking in the area of nonprofit networking and explore the design of the CBF program where nonprofits planned, learned, and built relationships that enabled them to work together to achieve common goals.

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Released: 03/2015

Luz Vega-Marquis, President and CEO of the Marguerite Casey Foundation in Seattle, has a conversation around caregiving, domestic workers, economic security and genuine solutions.

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Resource Type: Video
Topic: AgingCollaboration
Funding Area: AgingPublic/Society Benefit



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Released: 03/2015

The Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren spent over 12 weeks coming up with a bold set of recommendations to change Detroit — and Michigan — schools for the better for all students. After months of research, expert testimony, analysis, data-crunching, and lots and lots of debate, the recommendations are here.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 10/2014

On September 5, 2014, The Center hosted Barbara Bush, CEO and co-founder of Global Health Corps, for a conversation on global health and philanthropy. Global Health Corps is an organization that mobilizes a global community of young leaders to build the movement for health equity by placing hundreds of young leaders from sixteen countries to work with non-profit and government health organizations like Partners In Health and the Clinton Health Access Initiative in Uganda, Rwanda, Zambia, and the United States.

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Audience: All Members



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Released: 01/2010

When it comes to funder collaboratives, is the whole truly greater than the sum of its parts? Can foundations make a bigger impact with grant dollars by working together than by going it alone? Yes, grantmakers say, as long as members define their goals, set clear operational guidelines, and work from the start to make the collaborative function well for grantees. In this guide, contributors share strategies for structuring a collaborative to fit its purpose, building strong relationships and resolving conflicts, and figuring out if the collaborative you're in is working.

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Audience: All Members
Topic: Collaboration



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