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The D'low of Social Design | Changemakers on GOOD - Linkis.com

The D'low of Social Design | Changemakers on GOOD - Linkis.com | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Social design is the future. Explore a simple start to what social design means and how you can engage in it.
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From  movie to movement! 

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How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact?

How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact? | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
How do you Build "the Right" Cross-Sector Partnership to do Collective Impact? http://t.co/KHZTGx35fa #impactAU2014 http://t.co/2Gq7HLxqtB
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At the core of collective impact is a cross-sector partnership made up of a broad set of partners who together create a vision for how they want their community to change, communicate that vision, and ensure accountability for progress toward that vision. - See more at: http://www.livingcities.org/knowledge/media/?id=156#sthash.D6MtXrNm.dpuf

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Charting a Course for Change - America's Promise Alliance

"UWW’s research presents collaborative strategies that can create social change on a larger scale while improving communities and changing many lives. The report offers evidence-based implementation approaches from experts and examples of communities dealing with education, income, and health challenges."

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How Communities Achieve Collective Impact | Ready By 21

How Communities Achieve Collective Impact | Ready By 21 | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it

Those looking to achieve community impact to change conditions for young people can learn from places that are showing results.

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A Unified Theory of Social Change

A Unified Theory of Social Change | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it

Collaborate and communicate like there's no tomorrow, using the collective impact model that brings all community players together, and aligns them on goals, and holds them accountable.

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FSG - What Is Collective Impact?

FSG - What Is Collective Impact? | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
In order to create lasting solutions to social problems on a large-scale, organizations — including those in government, civil society, and the business sector — need to coordinate their efforts and work together around a clearly defined goal.
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Dallas Social Venture Partners to Host Panel Luncheon Discussing "Collective Impact" | PRLog

Dallas Social Venture Partners to Host Panel Luncheon Discussing "Collective Impact".
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Global Philanthropy and its New Focus on “Collective Impact” - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

Global Philanthropy and its New Focus on “Collective Impact” - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
At the Global Philanthropy Forum, an invitation only meeting between donors and social investors, there was a buzz about “collective impact” that may be worth a close look.
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Deepening Collective Impact « Interaction Institute for Social Change Blog

Deepening Collective Impact « Interaction Institute for Social Change Blog | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
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FSG - Knowledge Exchange - Blogs - Collective Impact - Collective Impact Thinking in 2011

This blog contains posts on the collective impact approach at FSG.
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Collective Impact Financing to Spur Urban Renaissance

Collective Impact Financing to Spur Urban Renaissance | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it

A collective impact approach would serve to unlock physical, financial, human, and intellectual resources while allowing us to think systemically. Collective impact is the commitment of a group of important actors from different sectors to a common agenda for solving a specific social problem.

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CEP | The Unique and Urgent 'Business' of Philanthropy | The ...

CEP | The Unique and Urgent 'Business' of Philanthropy | The ... | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
And let's talk about what it takes to be effective in philanthropy. .... Collective Impact is an approach to solving social problems that's based on the idea that no organization acting alone can solve large-scale issues.” ...
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The Gift of Giving that Keeps Giving | Peace is Our True Nature

Engaged Philanthropy. David Gold does not like labels. For instance, he resists being called a venture philanthropist, explaining: “We are a risk-taking funder, but what we do is applied common sense.
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Collective Impact: Funder, Heal Thyself (SSIR)

Collective Impact: Funder, Heal Thyself (SSIR) | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Thoughts on recent local and national funder conversations. (Collective Impact: Funder, Heal Thyself (SSIR) http://t.co/2MdPMxepeY)
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Collaborating for impact - NPC

Collaborating for impact - NPC | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Charities and commissioners increasingly see collaboration as a way to access new funding, grow and improve services. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy. To avoid the risks, charities need to understand what makes collaboration a success.
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Helping charities understand the key to successful collaboration:

1) Keep focus on beneficiaries

2) Understand financial implications

3) Understand and demonstrate social impact

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200,000 Students at 100 Colleges and Universities Save 1.74 Gigawatt-Hours of Electricity During Campus Conservation Nationals 2012

200,000 Students at 100 Colleges and Universities Save 1.74 Gigawatt-Hours of Electricity During Campus Conservation Nationals 2012 | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
U.S.Green Building Council and Lucid’s Campus Conservation Nationals 2012 inspires college students across the country to compete to reduce their electricity and water consumption...
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New Collective Impact Initiative to Support Academic Success, Graduation

New Collective Impact Initiative to Support Academic Success, Graduation | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
United Way is about neighbors helping neighbors – the very act of giving creates community.
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Sustainability in Green Grand Rapids Embraces Its Children

Sustainability in Green Grand Rapids Embraces Its Children | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Grand Rapids and it citizens are clearly committed to making the west side of Michigan a greener, healthier place to live for all its citizens.
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Unleashing the Positive and the Possibilities: Collective Impact Colloquium | Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations Inc.

Unleashing the Positive and the Possibilities: Collective Impact Colloquium | Manitoba Federation of Non-Profit Organizations Inc. | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it

Collective Impact Strategies to sustain a high quality workforce in the non-profit sector.

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Entrepreneurship Prof Looks At Social Versus Commercial Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneurship - Portfolio.com

Entrepreneurship Prof Looks At Social Versus Commercial Entrepreneurs - Entrepreneurship - Portfolio.com | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Are social entrepreneurs more driven than those who launch startups to make a profit? It turns out there are distinct differences between the two, but there are also some surprising similarities.
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Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement - Community Development Across Canada

Tamarack Institute for Community Engagement - Community Development Across Canada | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
Tamarack develops and supports collaborative strategies that engage citizens and institutions to solve major community issues across Canada and beyond. (RT @CommunitySeeker: Engage mag is out!
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GOOD Maker harnesses Innovation Process for Collective Action

GOOD Maker harnesses Innovation Process for Collective Action | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it

GOOD Maker is a platform that makes good things happen. GOOD Maker gives individuals and organizations the ability to tap into the public's creativity and energy to address an issue that's important to them.

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Becky Ceperley: Increasing philanthropy's impact  - Op-Ed Commentaries - The Charleston Gazette - West Virginia News and Sports -

Large-scale social change comes from cross-sector coordination rather than from isolated individual organizations. Substantially greater progress can be made in alleviating many of our most serious and complex social problems if nonprofits, governments, businesses and the public work together on a common agenda. This doesn't happen often, not because it is impossible, but because we rarely attempt it.

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A Year of Multitudes « Interaction Institute for Social Change Blog

A Year of Multitudes « Interaction Institute for Social Change Blog | Vlaire Consulting - Mobilizing Community Resources for Collective Impact | Scoop.it
“The first step is to identify a few credible leaders who can serve as convenors and who genuinely understand that every community needs a common table.” – Nancy Zimpher, State University of New York (“Collective Impact”) ...
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