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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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“In the devastation that follows a major disaster, there is a need for multiple sectors to unite and devote new resources to support the rebuilding of infrastructure, the provision of health and social services, the restoration of care delivery systems, and other critical recovery needs….

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “In a world of earthquakes, tsunamis, and terrorist attacks, it is evident that emergency response plans are crucial to solve problems, overcome challenges, and restore and improve communities affected by such negative events. Although the necessity for quick…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Creating Value in Nonprofit-Business Collaborations: New Thinking & Practice provides breakthrough thinking about how to conceptualize and realize collaborative value. With over a hundred case examples from around the globe and hundreds of literature references, the book reveals…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher In this chapter from Social Partnerships and Responsible Business: A Research Handbook, the author writes, “Bridges from theory to practice are crucially important in the realization of successful cross-sector partnerships. In the contributions that follow you will see…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher This book is “a comprehensive guide to public sector collaboration with private and non-profit organizations for better service delivery. Governing Cross-Sector Collaboration tackles the issues inherent in partnerships with non-governmental actors for public service delivery, highlighting the choices…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “School reform efforts in particular those targeting urban school transformation have a long standing history of establishing partnerships among distinct entities to improve school performance and increase student academic achievement. This book examines an education partnership involving a private…

✴︎ 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…

“Recent national and international experience with natural and human-caused disasters highlights several realities. First, the planet on which we live … provides frequent and often unpredictable extreme events. … Second, extremes often trigger disruptions of communities that persist after the event that exceed a community’s…