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 resource provides an overview of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) process.

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Asset Based Community Development is an approach to sustainable community-driven development. Beyond the mobilisation of a particular community, it is concerned with how to link micro-assets to the macro-environment. More information at…

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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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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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Quiz This resource contains a series of tools for planning community engagement to be more purposeful, equitable, transparent, and…

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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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David Snowden on his Cynefin framework to assist you and others to differentiate between the complicated and the complex.

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This resource is a field guide to the use of participatory and other research tools by Aboriginal research practitioners in Australia.

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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.

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This resource provides an introduction to social innovation processes that will help you rapidly test your assumptions in a cost-effective way.

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This resource describes the difference between leaders who need to be the centre of attention and leaders who create the conditions for collaborative outcomes.

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This resource describes different approaches to leadership and identifies those best suited to collaborative community impact and systems change.

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This resource is a compilation of tools and techniques for working in groups and facilitating meetings and workshops.

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