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.

  1. Living Saint John

    A collaborative initiative in Saint John, New Brunswick with a vision of ending generational poverty and improving the economic future of the city.
  2. Developmental Evaluation

    This site provides an overview of developmental evaluation, an approach often used in collaborative community-led initiatives.
  3. Guide to Evaluating Collect Impact

    A practical guide, developed by FSG, on evaluating collective impact that provides a framework for approaching evaluation and includes sample questions, outcomes, and indicators.
  4. Rural Community Engagement Report 2015

    This report summarizes key findings and outcomes from a session held by the Economic Developers Council of Ontario (EDCO) about how to deepen levels of community engagement in economic development activities.
  5. Community Heart and Soul Field Guide 2nd Edition 2014

    This Report summarizes 20 years of experience working with small cities and towns to understand a community’s heart and soul, make decisions about how to strengthen it, and in the process create a more resilient community.
  6. Collective Impact 3.0 by Tamarack 2016

    From the Tamarack Institute updated views on the next iteration of the Collective Impact Framework.
  7. Embracing Emergence

    An update on collective impact after implementation of the model by various organizations around the world.
  8. Collective Impact by John Kania and Mark Kramer 2011

    One of the original publications regarding the model of collective impact.