This section includes a variety of resources to help enhance understanding of our work, and give examples of other similar initiatives. We will continue to add to them over time.

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  • IC Learnings of the Organization from a Collective Impact Perspective – Nov 2022

    Download and read: Learnings of the Organization from a Collective Impact Perspective   We are pleased to share this document. We recognize that a 50-page report evaluating collective impact may not be easy reading for all. In fact, one of the takeaways from the process of crafting the report was (re)discovering the ways that jargon can introduce barriers, preventing not just our communities from fully engaging with us, but also our colleagues. We learned how many different understandings of collective […]

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  • A Year of Transforming (2021-2022)

    Download and read: A Year of Transforming (2021-22) As a systems change catalyst, Inspiring Communities aims to contribute to the creation and adoption of more equitable systems. This year has seen a significant shift in our work. We have evolved our organizational structure and focus, and widened and deepened our practices around systems change, reflecting the changes in the field. Collective Impact as a practice has gone through more than 10 years of academic study, reflection and critique. It has changed, […]

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  • Impact Report 2018-2020

    We’re proud to share our first annual Impact Report with you to showcase some of what we’ve learned and accomplished in our work so far. IC Impact Report 2018-2020

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  • Developmental Evaluation

    This site provides an overview of developmental evaluation, an approach often used in collaborative community-led initiatives.

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