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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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May 14, 2019
The Collective Impact Forum invites you to join us on May 14-16, 2019, in Chicago for our next annual field-wide convening on collective impact. The 2019 Collective Impact Convening will bring together funders, backbones, partners, and community mem...
Robert Wilson
Education is very much necessary for social growth. Expanding access to high-quality educational programs can boost education. There are many national service programs like Citizen Schools work in high-need schools, share best practices such as...
This webinar explores lessons learned from funders practicing openness within their organizations, with their grantees, and with other community stakeholders.   Presentation: Download the slides to this presentation at the link on the l...

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.