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Whether you’re working on a local collective impact initiative or a national public-private partnership; whether you’re a practitioner or a researcher; whether you’re looking for basics or a detailed look at a particular topic, our Resource Library can help you find the information and tools you need for your cross-sector thinking and practice. The Library — which includes resources from research organizations, advisory groups, training organizations, academic centers and journals, and other sources — spans issue areas, sectors, and partnership types.

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✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Cross-sector collaboration is increasingly relied upon to tackle society’s pressing and intractable problems. Chief among societal problems are unfavorable structural and social determinants of health. The ability to positively change these health determinants rests on the collaborative processes…

“This report details best practices and recommendations from many of the BUILD sites on the cultivation of successful cross-sector partnerships in public health. The findings are particularly relevant for community leaders interested in developing community-centered approaches to improving population health as well as for funders…

“Across the country, health care organizations and community-based organizations (CBOs) that provide human services are increasingly partnering to address both the clinical and the social determinants of health. The Partnership for Healthy Outcomes — a project of the Center for Health Care Strategies, Nonprofit Finance…

“Science is increasingly complex and requires cross-sector, multi-disciplinary collaboration to make progress. FasterCures compiled a variety of templates, publications, and other resources from collaboration conveners across sectors to guide these efforts. [Readers can] use the information in this toolkit to ease the pain points in…

“This article shares insights from a five-year evaluation of the Oral Health 2020 network, an effort by the DentaQuest Foundation to align and strengthen efforts in service of a national movement to improve oral health. The evaluation helped to place the foundation’s journey in the…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Firms increasingly look to collaboration with alliance partners in their quest for breakthrough innovation. But how does the position of a firm in its alliance network weighted by the centrality of its partners — a concept which we…

“In Boston, Massachusetts, the Boston Housing Authority, Boston Public Health Commission, the city’s Inspectional Services Department, the Boston Foundation, and local universities and medical institutions have come together over the last decade-plus to address the intersection of health and housing. Motivated by a desire to…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Given the complexity of today’s social and political dilemmas, a common method of program and policy implementation is surfacing in the form of interorganizational, cross-sector goal-directed networks. This article applies the ‘Core Dimensions of Connectivity’ framework to analyze…