Capturing, sharing, and applying data and experiential evidence to ensure that funding streams and efforts are achieving the desired results.
on Nov 20, 2019
We created a tool to understand what it takes to use digital technologies to encourage learning and racial equity. This report outlines what we learned from the process.
on Apr 2, 2018
How might facilitators effectively use data? How might they ensure a racial equity focus? Often these conversations stall for various reasons including the historical and prevailing culture of both funders and grantees that has focused on compliance…
on Aug 31, 2016
This sample action plan can be adapted to help your collective impact initiative execute on specific projects and next steps.
on Jul 27, 2016
This resource gives you a template to complete a factor analysis of your collective impact work.
This sample agenda can be adapted to help your collective impact initiative have regular periodic check-ins about your on-going data collection and analysis.
on Jun 29, 2016
Living Cities developed the Collective Impact Elements dashboard as a tool to capture progress and prioritize resources based on where site partners are in their work.
on May 18, 2016
This Data Inventory will help you identify which metrics and measures you need to determine if you are achieving your goals and continuously improving.
This resource provides a series of templates/options for developing data-driven feedback loops that are proven to help you change behavior and create collective impact.
on Apr 19, 2016
This e-course analysis highlights process learnings of creating and implementing Living Cities’ inaugural collective impact e-course and synthesizes feedback and behavior changes of participants through survey data.
on Dec 15, 2015
A comprehensive overview of the current topics covered within collective impact literature, and the trends and gaps in the collective impact field.
on Nov 30, 2015
The 4Ps of Pay For Success Blog Series was the second Pilot Project we launched in an early 2015 effort to test our hypotheses about what makes for effective and impactful social change communications.
on Nov 10, 2015
Use this simple template to capture action commitments at the end of meetings with your partners.
Our free, 10 minute survey helps those engaged in cross-sector partnerships think through the development and progress of their partnership and provides immediate, tailored feedback, tools and resources to help partners get better results, faster.
A two-page guide that will help collective impact leaders unite their stakeholders and achieve success.
A set of suggestions and resources to use your Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment feedback to facilitate group discussion aimed at improved stakeholder engagement.
on Aug 13, 2015
City Accelerator Guide for Embedding Innovation in Local Government was the first in a series of three Pilot Projects launched in early 2015 to test Living Cities' hypotheses around open-sourcing social change.
on Nov 10, 2014
This report is a culmination of the first three years of the work of The Integration Initiative's partner sites.
on Sep 9, 2014
Our President and CEO Ben Hecht shares some of the biggest lessons from the first three years of our signature Integration Initiative that aims to catalyze systems change to improve the lives of low income people in US cities.
on Mar 25, 2014
Alison Gold took the plunge and applied lean startup methodology to her work with cross-sector partnerships. This case-let highlights what she’s learned.
on Oct 5, 2012
We have developed a brief overview of the ways in which we have been thinking about data at Living Cities, and how data can accelerate systems change work.
on Jul 20, 2012
This case study of developmental evaluation is a part of a body of evaluation that explores how organizations can build real-time learning into their work.
on Nov 22, 2011
This document outlines how Living Cities’ signature Integration Initiative was designed to demonstrate how public, private, philanthropic and non-profit sectors can work together differently to dramatically improve the lives of low-income people in …
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