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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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Robert Albright
Are you a funder who wants to deepen your understanding of collective impact and improve your practice of catalyzing change through investing in collective impact? The Collective Impact Forum invites you to join a community of practice (COP) for fund...
Ellen Kahler
Sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this Candy, I just returned from a 3 week mini-sabbatical. Part of what enables the "neutral convening space" is that we have intentionally created a network culture where we "leave our organizational eg...
The U.S. Water Partnership with support from FSG, Inc.convened a webinar on addressing water security with the collective impact approach. The webinar was presented by Dr. Arani Kajenthira Grindle on Tuesday, July 26, 2016. WATCH WEBINAR ABOUT TH...

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.