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34 min 37 sec ago
Tracy Timmons-Gray
Hello! For those interested, The Geneva Learning Foundation and the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) are hosting a free online course that focuses on collective impact in the STEM education setting. The course is free, but one needs to apply....
46 min 30 sec ago
January 23, 2017
The Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) is pleased to invite applicants to join a free, short digital course about the collective impact framework for computer science and other STEM education access initiatives. Learn more and apply to join Sa...
4 hours 19 min ago
This episode features a conversation between two leaders in the collective impact field, Michael McAfee, President of PolicyLink, and Paul Schmitz, Senior Advisor to the Collective Impact Forum. In this fireside chat, they discuss what’s needed to...

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.