Tools & Resources

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This library of helpful tools and resources was curated from thought leaders and change-makers around the world. We are working continuously to add helpful information.

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This website contains links to a diverse range of tools spanning: community building; conversations and facilitation; Asset Based Community Development (ABCD); and more.

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource will help collaborative groups to better understand member motivation, and in doing so, develop a shared understanding of the collaborative task.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource features Sharon Fraser, CFI Network Member, explaining key concepts and strategies for building the foundations for collaboration, including collective impact, all in less than 35 minutes!

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource allows collaborators to measure how they are working together via the completion of an online survey, on a one-off or longitudinal basis.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource provides a roadmap for effective collaboration based on five Cs: clarifying purpose; convening the right people; cultivating trust; coordinating existing activities; and collaborating for systems impact. 

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1. Readiness Runway

Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together. This handout outlines a reading, created by Micky Scott Bey Jones (for the Interaction Institute for Social Change) that can be used to frame the…

Deep Collaboration

1. Readiness Runway

Step 4 introduces additional skills you can use once you understand the key roles & patterns of behaviour, including various techniques for facilitating collaboration and power dynamics in groups. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other…

Deep Collaboration

3. Creating a Shared Vision

4. Scaling Up

An overview of important things to consider (beyond Cultural Competency) before entering into partnerships between First Nations and Other Multicultural Australians. It includes concepts such as understanding the historical patterns of working, being aware and making decisions about language and…

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1. Readiness Runway

This video explores why being attentive to the atmosphere around the collaborative gathering – not just the content within – is important. Deep Collaboration is a way of working that was created by First Nations and other Multicultural Australians to find new ways to work and lead together.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This resource explains the importance of allowing the process and results of collaboration to emerge, as distinct from applying pre-set solutions.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

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1. Readiness Runway

This resource includes an overview of what a common agenda is, and a five-step guide for developing a common agenda with others.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

This tool will help you to identify how ready your system (group, community or organisation) is for collaboration and adaptation. It can also be modified to help you assess readiness for tackling complex challenges.

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1. Readiness Runway

2. Building the Foundations

This tool will help you to map and interpret stakeholder dynamics in your initiative. This tool can be useful at the start of an initiative when you are working out the ‘lay of the land’, if things go wrong, if there is conflict, or if you are not making progress.

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1. Readiness Runway

2. Building the Foundations

3. Creating a Shared Vision

John Kania shares insights into why Collective Impact and Systems Change efforts are most powerful when they are conducted at a place-based level. This is an excerpt of a video interview in 2020 with John Kania by CFI Director, Kerry Graham.

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1. Readiness Runway

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