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Sources and Measures of Influence in Collective Impact

In a new series on Stanford Social Innovation Review’s blog, FSG’s Katherine Errecart and Anjali Bhatt, and Shiloh Turner, the Greater Cincinnati Foundation’s vice president for Community Investment, discuss the importance of backbone organizations in collective impact initiatives.

The two part series outlines the sources of influence that enable backbone organizations to shape and guide the work of collective impact, and the measures of influence that can help to demonstrate the backbone’s contributions to the collective impact effort. 

Read "Exerting Influence Without Formal Authority" and "Measuring Backbone Contributions to Collective Impact"