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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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This online resource hub from The Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing provides detailed guidance on information sharing protocols and information sharing agreements, including templates and protocols. The Centre of Excellence for Information Sharing’s vision is “for users of public services to achieve better outcomes…

“The experience of homelessness places individuals at greater risk of exposure to a variety of infectious diseases including hepatitis A, tuberculosis, and influenza, and contagious parasites including lice, scabies, and crab louse. The recent hepatitis A outbreaks occurring in multiple states throughout the country among…

“In this paper, we examine the drivers involved in an alternative business model: cross-sector social partnerships (CSSPs) between for-profit, predominantly multinational corporations (MNCs) and nonprofit organizations (NPOs). We explore these cross-sector social partnerships (CSSPs) from the perspective of these primary stakeholders, examining the questions of…

“This special supplement, sponsored by the Presidio Institute, takes a close look at cross sector leaders: how they are different from other types of leaders, the role that they play in advancing social change, and why they are so important today.”

✴︎Available only with purchase from publisher “In their new book, The New Localism, urban experts Bruce Katz and Jeremy Nowak reveal where the real power to create change lies and how it can be used to address our most serious social, economic, and environmental challenges….

This report from the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government details “how the private sector should be deployed to help deliver and maintain the Nation’s crucial water infrastructure in a timelier and more cost-effective manner….

“It is an era of unprecedented interest in broadband as a platform of economic and community development. Advanced communications networks are increasingly recognized as a growing engine for economic activity, democratic participation, healthcare, and education. Local governments, in particular, increasingly embrace opportunities to develop next-generation…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “Collaborative partnerships and stakeholder engagement support an exchange of information, ideas, and resources that are critical to successful policy implementation in the 21st century. Such multiorganizational arrangements accompany expectations that collaboration will lead to improved policy outcomes and…

✴︎ Available only with purchase from publisher “This study assessed whether and how government-business partnerships (GBPs) offer a unique platform that targets profound environmental impacts via the promotion of radical eco-innovation. It applied transactional cost and complementary logics to explain the rationale of GBP formation…