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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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A Community Built Around Sharing Resources and Experiences

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Chris Thompson
Dear Carolyn, If you haven't yet connected with Curtis Ogden of the Interaction Institute for Social Change, I encourage you to do so. He's one of the better practitioners/thinkers about environmental issues and collective approaches. http://intera...
It's more than just money. Collective impact is a longer-term focus on moving the needle on community change. How do you sustain the energy, outcomes, human and financial resources to get to impact? This online training will explore different strate...
Kristin Weiss
We are a collective impact organization that applies the model to environmental challenges. We're based in Cincinnati, OH and serve a 10 county Tri-State area. Our website provides info on our issue areas, 2020 regional goals, action teams and initia...

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.