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Jenna Gaarde
Dear Colleagues:  Please help us find excellent candidates for these two great positions that will lead multi-sector collective impact efforts to reduce disparities in preterm births in San Francisco. Collective impact efforts will promote the s...
Regina Podhorin
Looking for examples of how to set up decision making strcutures in a collaboartive where a number of partners cannot be involved in advocacy for specific policies (mostly state representatives). Looking for viable alternatives that encourage group e...
Alison Mendoza-Walters
How have others sorted out relationships between individuals vs. relationships between organizations? For example, organization A and organization B may have an MOU with each other, clearly pointing to a relationship between the organizations. Howeve...

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.