Grantmakers can catalyze connections and lay the groundwork for collective impact initiatives to take shape.
Collective impact initiatives must build the power needed to accomplish their common agenda.
The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions gathered scholars and practitioners for a conversation about engaging the community in a collective impact initiative.
Communities can suffer from too many initiatives, creating overlap, inefficiency, and frustration.
Successful collective impact initiatives embed evaluation in their DNA and use it to make better decisions about the future.
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Emerging lessons on using data and resources to improve the prospects of young people.
Government policies too often impede, rather than enhance, collaborative efforts.
Traditional aid organizations and newer, more volunteer-driven groups view their work in notably different ways.
Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.
The work of transforming an organization starts with a readiness to question its scale, its scope, and even its core identity.