On our blog, Collective Impact Forum staff, partners, and guest contributors share the latest learning, innovations, and stories from the field.
  • How is the CI Forum Community Navigating this Moment?

    Sharon Ide

    August 5, 2020

    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 economic downturn and increased focus on the Movement for Black Lives. Read more to see how Forum community members are navigating this time, what is working well, and what they are finding challenging.
  • Your Most Pressing Questions

    Sharon Ide

    June 29, 2020

    We have recently started a series of podcast roundtable discussions. Before we began, we asked for your most pressing questions related to your work in collaboration, collective impact, pandemic response, and support for Black communities.
  • Five Deep Dive Case Studies

    Sharon Ide

    March 31, 2020

    We are happy to share five new case studies featuring a subset of the collaboratives studied by the 2018 research study “When Collective Impact Has an Impact,” conducted by ORS Impact and Spark Policy Institute. Each case study takes a deeper look at how the conditions of collective impact contributed to achieving population change.
  • Assessing the Collective Impact Field’s Needs: Insights from Our Fifth Annual Survey

    Sharon Ide

    October 29, 2019

    Earlier this year, the Collective Impact Forum gathered feedback through its fifth annual survey of members with online profiles. The purpose of this survey was to assess the Forum’s progress to date, to understand the current state of our members’ collective impact initiatives, and to collect input on topics of interest for our programming. Thank you to all who responded to the 2019 survey.