FOUNDATIONAL CHANGE CYCLE TOOLS
These resources provide foundational resources and core concepts to help progress your collaborative change journey and strengthen practice.
These practical and interactive tools are for hands-on use in your collaborative change practice. They are designed to help overcome hurdles and make progress together and are relevant across all phases of the collaborative change cycle.
Tools & Resources
Welcome to the Platform C Resource Hub!
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.
If you find something that you want to share, that fits into a specific Phase or Layer of the Collaborative Chance Cycle, please send a link to us here
This website contains links to a diverse range of videos, written descriptions, templates, and tools for understanding and delivering Asset Based Community Development (ABCD).
This resource defines principles and standards that underpin effective engagement and participation to earn trust and overcome complexity. The framework divides ‘Ways of Engaging’ into four categories: Share, Consult, Deliberate, and Collaborate.
This resource contains a curated a list of papers, tools and resources for effective community engagement and movement building.
This resource describes successful community leadership development programs through which governments, social purpose organisations and communities can help build leadership capacity.
This resource will walk you through the philosophy of an Appreciative Inquiry, and how to facilitate one or more phases of the exercise.
This resource is a video of Rich Harwood describing the Harwood Institute’s concept of Turning Outward, or making the community the reference point for everything you do.
This resource provides a comprehensive ‘how to’ guide for forming, running, and harnessing the benefits of working groups.
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.
This resource will help you gain peer input into responding to a current challenge, surfacing assumptions, identify new opportunities, and identify common patterns and themes in the work of community change.
This resource explores different ways of assessing a community’s readiness for collaborative work and includes links to tools and resources for assessing and building community readiness.