Archive: Philanthropy

Scenario Thinking for an Unpredictable Year

This blog is also posted at The Collective Impact Forum with a downloadable tool. Status Quo is not an option. During the past month, many of us have had our lives and livelihoods completely upended. We have been forced to respond to emergencies in our work and for some of us, in our lives. For those of us still working,…

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Managing Change During the Pandemic: Thoughts for Collective Impact and Nonprofits

This blog was written for The Collective Impact Forum and is reprinted below. —- We are living in an unprecedented, unpredictable, and scary time. It is hard for all of us. After several conversations with colleagues and much reflection on how collective impact efforts respond, I hope the following thoughts and recommendations may be helpful. “It’s OK to not be…

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Funding the Long Game in Collective Impact Webinar

As a companion to the case study I wrote, Funding the Long Game in Collective Impact, this webinar with Christina Ellis and Tim Meister of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment shares their insights, lessons, and some additional resources. This grant makers has created a promising model by partnering with 10 collective impact backbones to provide large 8-year long grants,…

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