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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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To help users find relevant, quality resources from our Resource Library, we create curated lists on a variety of topics, bringing important practitioner- and academic-oriented work to the forefront.

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In an effort to deal with complex community issues in a more comprehensive and cohesive manner, communities have increasingly created locally based interorganizational entities, referred to here as community collaboratives. Community collaboratives are comprised of representatives from multiple…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Fiscally strapped local governments have increasingly turned to public-private partnerships (P3s) for redevelopment assistance, empowering private actors to exercise functions typically performed by the public sector. While P3s can enhance project funding and completion, they create the possibility…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Service delivery partnerships with local government offer both opportunities and challenges for nonprofit agencies, but the normative and institutionalist tendencies of the collaboration literature tend to downplay the rationales for avoiding partnerships and the influence of managerial characteristics…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The most complex social challenges — such as post-secondary access and success for underrepresented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health — exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In these complex times, when no organization can succeed alone, non-profits and businesses are embracing collaboration for mutual benefits. Non-profits are partnering with businesses to further their missions, develop resources, strengthen programs, and thrive in the competitive world….