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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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In this 60-minute webinar, experienced evaluator Nan  Wehipeihana  (Ngāti  Tukorehe,  NgātI  Porou,  Te  Whānau-ā-Apanui)  and friends present a simple but powerful framework, showing:  The difference between evaluating  for Indigenous communities, evaluating  as  Indigenous…

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource provides 18 insights for transforming systems.

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5. Achieving Transformation

This resource helps collaborators to identify and agree upon indicators of success using examples, questions to guide use, and additional resources.

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

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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1. Readiness Runway

This resource provides an overview of the backbone role in collective impact, including: purpose and function; structure, staffing, and budget; selecting a backbone; leadership; and the backbone’s focus on equity.

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2. Building the Foundations

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 website provides tools and seminars about developing a shared measurement framework. FSG has a lot of great resources. 

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3. Creating a Shared Vision

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 report is a synthesis of learnings and insights from a workshop facilitated by Mark Cabaj and CFI on changing systems, power and potential. The report is a blend of concepts, frameworks, applications and hints organised into three sections: Defining the system; Leading for systems change; and…

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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 four-step process for articulating and tracking progress through the early stages of a collaborative project, by looking back and looking forward.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource contains comprehensive information, questions, tools, and links for developing and delivering community collaborations.

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4. Scaling Up

This resource supports those working on community change initiatives to understand complexity and to work adaptively.

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4. Scaling Up

This resource provides a governance framework for those seeking to work collaboratively on a complex social or community challenge.

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2. Building the Foundations

This resource provides a broad, multidisciplinary systematised review of literature on cross sector partnerships for systemic change.

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5. Achieving Transformation

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