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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 “Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC) is a $74 million nonprofit social enterprise that combats poverty by helping community development organizations build affordable housing and create economic development opportunities through public-private partnerships.” This teaching case from Harvard Business School…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher This teaching case from Harvard Business School “documents attempts to restructure a public-private partnership between the operator of a $200 million trash-to-energy cogeneration plant and a consortium of two dozen Massachusetts municipalities.” The case “describes the process that…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This paper identifies the factor groupings of a set of 19 critical success factors (CSFs) associated with managing PPP projects at the operational stage and examines the most significant factor grouping using fuzzy synthetic evaluation technique (FSE). The…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher This teaching case from Harvard Business School “traces the Cleveland community’s efforts to move the city from economic, social, and political crisis in the late 1970s into revitalization and progress in the 1980s and 1990s. Special attention is…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The newly-elected mayor of a midwestern city receives an invitation to an informal lunch with several top local CEOs. In formulating his agenda for the meeting, he wonders whether he should consider initiating a public-private partnership and whether…

“Regional transportation planning organizations in metropolitan and rural areas, as well as their private sector, state, and federal partners, are working to overcome some of the most difficult challenges to effective and comprehensive goods movement planning — engaging all the stakeholders in successful partnerships. Building…