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Evaluating Social Innovation

Hallie Preskill, Tanya Beer

Developmental evaluation offers a new approach to evaluating social innovations in complex, multi-actor, and dynamic environments.

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Understanding the Value of Backbone Organizations in Collective Impact

Shiloh Turner, Kathy Merchant, John Kania, Ellen Martin

An in-depth review of what it takes to be a backbone organization, and how to evaluate and support its work.

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Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact Work

Fay Hanleybrown, John Kania, Mark Kramer

Despite the difficulty of getting collective impact efforts off the ground, those involved report a new sense of optimism that dawns early on in the process.

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FSG and SSIR Collective Impact Conference

A cross-section of senior-level participants from nonprofits, foundations, corporations, and the government came together to explore the opportunities and challenges of engaging in collective impact initiatives.

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Creating Shared Value: A How-to Guide for the New Corporate (R)evolution

Valerie Bockstette, Mike Stamp

This report explores how corporations can translate Creating Shared Value into action.

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Next Generation Evaluation: Embracing Complexity, Connectivity, and Change

Srik Gopalakrishnan, Hallie Preskill, SJ Lu

Characteristics and approaches that represent the next generation of evaluation

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School Turnaround Field Guide

Jeff Kutash, Eva Nico, Emily Gorin, Samira Rahmatullah, Kate Tallant

This report offers a field assessment of actors, issues, key gaps and early lessons learned in turning around failing schools.

School Turnaround Field Guide
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Advancing Good Governance: How Grantmakers Invest in the Governance of Nonprofit Organizations

Kathy K. Hedge, Eva Nico, Lindsay Fox

Many nonprofits and grantmakers are engaging in nonprofit board development activities to transform the social sector and achieve dramatic results.

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Seeking Shared Success: Business Model Innovation Through Mergers, Affiliations, and Alliances

Rebecca Graves, Hollie Marston

Learn how alliances, affiliations, and mergers represent a path to enhanced sustainability and greater impact for community foundations.

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Canaliser le changement: Comment réussir l’impact collectif

Fay Hanleybrown, John Kania, Mark Kramer

Cet article fait suite à l’article initial de FSG paru dans le numéro Hiver 2011 de la Stanford Social Innovation Review. Il explore de nouveaux exemples d’impact collectif tout en donnant des conseils pratiques pour ceux cherchant à initier ou mener une telle initiative.

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John Kania presents W. T. McCullough Lecture

FSG's John Kania speaks about collective impact at the Human Services Institute's W. T. McCullough lecture on May 18, 2012.

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Encauzamiento del cambio: cómo lograr que el impacto colectivo funcione

Fay Hanleybrown, John Kania, Mark Kramer

A pesar de la dificultad para lograr que los esfuerzos de impacto colectivo levanten vuelo, los involucrados informan una renovada sensación de optimismo que surge en las primeras etapas del proceso.

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Mark Kramer at the United Front 2011 Power of Collective Impact Conference

Mark Kramer's keynote presentation on Collective Impact at the United Front conference in St. Paul, MN on October 6, 2011.

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Align, Adapt, Aspire: Ten Years of Business Model Evolution

CF Insights examines the evolution of community foundation business model and highlights principles behind successful community foundations.

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The Power of Collective Impact

Mark Kramer

This podcast, featuring Mark Kramer, focuses on the intricacies of the collective impact model and was recorded at the United Front 2011 conference.

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On Board: Engaging the Full Potential of Community Foundation Directors

Community leaders discuss how community foundations can engage board members to boost progress.

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Evaluating Social Innovation: Insights from the Field Presentation

This presentation was created for the Evaluating Social Innovation: Insights from the Field webinar.

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