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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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From The Intersector Project’s “Research to Practice” series, this article looks closely at scholarly research and highlights key facts, actionable takeaways, and additional resources practitioners can turn to for related guidance. The relationship between foundations and grantees hasn’t always been collaborative. But there is a…

From The Intersector Project’s “Research to Practice” series, this article looks closely at scholarly research and highlights key facts, actionable takeaways, and additional resources practitioners can turn to for related guidance. With 20,000 employees, an impressive 293 million visitors last year, and national park sites…

In this guest post for the Intersector Insights blog, City of West Sacramento Mayor Christopher Cabaldon and Council Member Mark Johannessen discuss how they employ cross-sector collaboration to meet increasing constituent expectations. They write: “As advancements in technology revolutionize customer experiences in every aspect of…

This post from the Intersector Insights blog explores the relationship between corporate social responsibility and cross-sector collaboration: “Corporate social responsibility. Cross-sector collaboration. Both are phrases that are increasingly common in the discussion of how businesses can help solve the most pressing problems the country faces…

“As part of an ongoing effort to build a knowledge base for the field of opening governance by organizing and disseminating its learnings, the GovLab Selected Readings series provides an annotated and curated collection of recommended works on key opening governance topics. In this edition,…

“Agreeing on a common agenda is one of the chief tenets of collective impact — and one of the prerequisites for moving collaboration forward,” write the authors of this Nonprofit Quarterly contribution. “However, our experience working with collective impact initiatives and other similar networks suggests…

“Admittedly, partnerships between companies and government are difficult. However, if we are to address the tremendous challenges facing voters at the scale and speed these issues demand, companies must work in partnership with government to deliver sustainable results,” writes Deirdre White, CEO of PYXERA Global,…