The Collective Impact Forum, an initiative of FSG and the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions, invites you to attend the field’s premier annual collective impact convening on May 6-8, 2020, in Minneapolis, MN. The 2020 Collective Impact Convening builds on the success of the 2019 convening in Chicago that sold out in advance and attracted more than 800 funders, backbone leaders, and other collective impact community partners.

Registration now open. Early-bird rate applies through January 31, 2020.

Scholarships Are Available: We are offering a limited number of registrations at the reduced rate of $350. Registration scholarship applications are due by Monday, January 10, 2020. Apply now.

2020 Program Highlights

Highlights of the 2020 Collective Impact Convening include:

  • Plenary speakers Becky Margiotta (Billons Institute), Trabian Shorters (BMe Community), and a special performance and facilitated discussion on identity and personal narrative with Penumbra Theatre
  • Featured short talk speakers include Tawanna Black (Center for Economic Inclusion), Trista Harris (FutureGood), Nausheena Hussain (Islamic Sisterhood for Empowerment), and Hamsi Warfa (Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development)
  • Case studies, how-to sessions, and tool sessions on topics such as community engagement, use of data, mental models, narrative change, policy change, building relationships, and systems change
  • Local site visits to explore collaborative social change in action in the Twin Cities
  • Opportunity to interact with a diverse audience of collective impact backbone leaders, funders, and community partners from across the United States and around the world

Read more about the convening on the agenda, registration, lodging & travel, and sponsor pages included on our convening website.

Collective Impact Forum conferences sell out well in advance. Act now to save your spot and book your hotel room through our hotel room block at the Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.


Perspectives from Previous Convening Attendees

Here are a few testimonials from prior convening attendees:

  • “The breadth of content and expertise present at the convening was breathtaking. So much rich info!”
  • “This was by far the best conference I have ever been to. Amazing content and speakers."
  • “A really inspiring mix of practice and thought leadership.”
  • “Such an amazing collection of people, leaders and vision. Being exposed forced critical thinking and self-reflection that I couldn’t have found elsewhere.”
  • “I met people doing similar work that gave me new ideas. It was inspiring, and I left with resources to assist and enlighten me.”

Have questions? For more information about the 2020 Collective Impact Convening, please contact the Collective Impact Forum's Robert Albright.