Resource on Jun 29, 2016

Collective Impact Element Dashboard 

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.

Resource on Apr 29, 2016

Tips and Tools for Hiring Collective Impact Initiative Directors 

Hiring for the unique job of leading a collective impact initiative can be complicated. These tips and lessons learned from current initiative directors can help!

Resource on Mar 30, 2016

Video Case Study: Fitchburg's Re-Imagine North of Main Initiative takes a holistic approa… 

Resource on Mar 30, 2016

Video Case Study: Lawrence Working Families Initiative Addresses Unemployment 

Resource on Mar 30, 2016

Video Case Study: SPARK Holyoke Fosters Entrepreneurship  

Resource on Mar 17, 2016

Webinar: Lessons from 500+ Cross-Sector Partnerships 

This webinar identifies the challenges most cross-sector partnerships and collective impact initiatives face, and explores cross-sector case studies to help you improve your own work.

Resource on Feb 26, 2016

Meeting Icebreakers 

Think Icebreakers are touchy-feely? Think again! The right icebreaker can profoundly change the tone of a meeting. Our "Meeting Icebreaker" resource provides a list of recommended icebreakers that can help you build a positive team culture.

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Wedding Seating Chart Exercise 

This short and simple exercise is designed to help cross-sector partnerships think through who they should be engaging, and in what ways, in order to achieve their shared result.

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Action Commitment Exercise 

Use this simple template to capture action commitments at the end of meetings with your partners.

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment 

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. …

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Four Components of a Shared Result that Creates Enduring Change 

A two-page guide that will help collective impact leaders unite their stakeholders and achieve success.

Resource on Nov 10, 2015

Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment Group Planning and Discussion Guide 

A set of suggestions and resources to use your Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment feedback to facilitate group discussion aimed at improved stakeholder engagement.

Resource on Mar 25, 2014

My First Lean Startup Adventure 

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.

Resource on Dec 9, 2013

The Itasca Project: Insights From solving Problems Through Cross-Sector Partnerships 

This case study of The Itasca Project is part of a body of research that explores what makes a cross-sector partnerships successful.

Resource on Oct 15, 2013

Partners for a Competitive Workforce: Insights from Solving Problems Through Cross Sector… 

Greater Cincinnati’s [Partners for a Competitive Workforce](http://www.competitiveworkforce.com/) is a fascinating and ambitious cross-sector partnership focused on meeting employer demand by growing the skills of the current and future workforce. T…

Resource on Sep 11, 2013

What Barriers? Insights from Solving Problems through Cross-Sector Partnerships 

In this paper, Living Cities offers a strategic framework for cross-sector partnerships including describing and defining the traits that make up a strong foundation, factors that influence success, and behaviors of high-impact efforts.

Resource on May 6, 2013

Moving Forward on Public Private Partnerships: U.S. and International Experience with PPP…