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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 “Multiagency collaboration is widely used in contemporary service delivery systems. This article explores the interpersonal interactions within collaborative systems, among subsystems, and among organizations. [The authors’] focus is on illuminating the informal mechanisms that facilitate collaboration, joint production,…

“There is growing recognition that preventing violence means engaging many sectors, but collaboration can be difficult. This publication outlines the benefits and challenges of multi-sector collaboration, and illustrates how the Collaboration Multiplier tool can help with an example out of Houston. It features a Collaboration…

“There is growing recognition that many sectors must be engaged to effectively prevent violence, but people always don’t know what they bring to the table or how their sector can pitch in. This publication clarifies the roles and contributions of 10 sectors and 12 departments,…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Participation in collaborative advocacy organizations is one of the most common advocacy tactics pursued by nonprofit organizations. However, field-level dynamics and norms around collaboration may be changing with the growth of public-private intermediary organizations. Using a lens that…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “A Private Partnership for Public Benefit (PPPB) is an ad-hoc structure that aligns private resources towards a government objective without leveraging additional public funds. The objective can be for the public sector to identify and engage the key private…

“This report addresses an important topic that does not always receive significant attention: the role of outreach organizations in assisting government agencies to determine benefit eligibility of citizens applying for services. Outreach organizations are defined as state and local governments, non-profit, and other organizations that…