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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 “This case is used in [University of Virginia Darden Business School’s] ‘Economics of Water’ course elective. Suzanne Apple, senior vice president of private sector engagement at World Wildlife Fund-United States (WWF), was preparing for an important meeting with…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher In this contribution to SSIR, the President of Communities In Schools writes about the role funders played in helping his organization scale up. “Of all the things that happened between 1977 and today to enable and support the…

“Many leaders in business, civil society and government realize that for the world’s economy to fully derive the value inherent in technological innovation, a robust, coordinated system of global cyber resilience is essential to effectively mitigate the risk of cyberattacks. This view is beginning to…

“On September 30, 2014, the Roundtable on Obesity Solutions held a one-day workshop titled ‘Cross-Sector Responses to Obesity: Models for Change.’ The workshop was designed to explore models of cross-sector work that may reduce the prevalence and consequences of obesity, discuss lessons learned from case…

“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…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has used a partnership planning model of implementation to address the protection of critical infrastructure and key resources (CIKR). The partnership relies upon existing regulators and operators to secure CIKR with little…

“Our Nation’s well-being relies upon secure and resilient critical infrastructure — the assets, systems, and networks that underpin American society. The National Infrastructure Protection Plan (NIPP) — NIPP 2013: Partnering for Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience — outlines how government and private sector participants in…

This report recommends that “governments use all instruments of national power to reduce cyber risks appropriately. In particular, national leaders have accountability for devising a cybersecurity strategy and fostering local, national and global cross-sector cooperation. … [The report discusses] what constitutes a national cybersecurity strategy;…