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This is the place for those practicing collective impact to find the tools, resources, and advice they need. It’s a network of individuals coming together to share experience and knowledge to accelerate the effectiveness and adoption of collective impact.

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  1. 27 Oct 2015

    Equity Summit 2015

    Dates: October 27 - 29, 2015
    Location: Los Angeles, CA

    Join thousands of committed,...

  2. 16 Nov 2015

    The Collaboration Conference 2015

    Collaboration allows grantmakers to leverage the expertise and resources of multiple players toward more meaningful...

A Community Built Around Sharing Resources and Experiences

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Tracy Timmons-Gray
In a new post in the Stanford Social Innovation Review, John Kania and Mark Kramer, the authors of the 2011 article “Collective Impact,” share their thoughts on a vital component that is necessary to consider when doing collective impact work—equity....
October 27, 2015
"Moving the needles" on community-wide issues requires cross-sector coordination and an engaged community. There are countless community change initiatives working on a diversity of issues in our country, such as early childhood development, health...
Perception of access to foods

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.