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Events

  1. 15 Sep 2020

    Champions for Change 2020

    Registration now open! The Collective Impact Forum's virtual backbone workshop Champions for Change 2020 will...

A Community Built Around Sharing Resources and Experiences

Come see the new activity happening in the Collective Impact Forum community.

Blog
08/5/20
Sharon Ide
In early July 2020, we asked how folks are responding to the moment we find ourselves in. The survey focused mainly on how collaborative work has changed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and also recognized intersecting contexts of a prolonged e...
Community
08/4/20
Robert Albright
The Collective Impact Forum invites you to propose a session for the 2021 Collective Impact Virtual Convening on April 27-29, 2021. Please submit your proposal using this online form by 11:59 p.m. ET on Friday, September 25, 2020. Please read the f...
Resource
07/30/20
Podcast
In this roundtable discussion, we continue discussing community questions about how to support anti-racism within our work, and specifically diving into how to host hard conversations when everyone is gathering virtually, and what to consider when 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.