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New Research Study: When Collective Impact Has an Impact

FSG is excited to share a new study conducted by a research team from ORS Impact and Spark Policy Institute: When Collective Impact Has an Impact.

This study was designed to look at the question of “To what extent and under what conditions does the collective impact approach contribute to systems and population changes?” 

In order to explore these questions, the research team studied 25 sites—with 8 deep dive site visits—and has generated a rich set of findings that we hope will be useful for the field of collective impact practitioners, community members, funders and researchers/evaluators. 

Download When Collective Impact Has an Impact >

Learn more about the findings on the Collective Impact Forum blog >

This study was supported by Annie E. Casey Foundation, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Houston Endowment, the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.


Jennifer Splansky Juster

Executive Director Collective Impact Forum