Lessons and resources from Albuquerque around sustaining cross-sector work through a mayoral transition.
Through a decade of place-based work, we've gathered these tools and lessons for bringing community voice into the collective impact model. How can these apply to your own work?
Frank Mirabal of the Albuquerque Mayor's Office writes about local government contracting, and why Albuquerque is working to keep more money in the city.
In 2014, leaders from across sectors in Albuquerque gathered around a table and asked: How do we change the course of our economy? What will it take to truly adapt to new economic realities and creat…
What do wolves and capital innovation have in common? Read this deep dive into Albuquerque’s InnovateABQ project as an example of multiple capital sources driving catalytic change.
What do gray wolves and capital innovation have in common? Explore the similarities we see in this thinkpiece.
Consider these five tips on being intentional when using data to improve outcomes.
Burnout is all too common in organizations working for social change. How can the social sector put self-care into practice?
People of color face a host of unique hurdles to starting businesses. Targeted solutions across the country are ensuring that everyone can participate in the full extent of the promise of entrepreneu…
In this second post of a two-part series on cross-sector partnerships, we examine trends at different stages of cross-sector partnership development, and what they might mean for your work.
In this first post of a two-part series, we present the trends that emerged from our Cross-Sector Partnership Assessment tool, based on our analysis of over 750 responses from partnerships in the fie…
How do you get employers to overcome their biases and change their culture to be more inclusive? Tawanna Black of the Northside Funders Groups posed this question to a panel of employment experts. No…
This video shares lessons learned on data access and privacy, sourcing and policy.
The BuildNOLA Mobilization Fund will allow small businesses to grow their capacity and benefit from the numerous projects happening around New Orleans, ultimately helping to place more African-Americ…
Watch excerpts from an expert discussion about promising employment practices that help low-income people get on a path to economic security.
A new hope has emerged in Albuquerque on increasing college completion rates and providing opportunities for low-income students
Finding time to reflect on your initiative’s progress as you go is tough! Dashboards provide a simple way to add some structure to your reflection so you can focus on what needs improvement.
Linking the downtowns of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, the 11-mile Light Rail Transit (LRT) Green Line is creating benefits “beyond the rail” for residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.
In light of recent criticism of collective impact, Tynesia Boyea-Robinson addresses the promise of collective impact as a tool for change, and the hard work it takes to wield the tool effectively.