Stanford Social Innovation Review – Collective Impact – Winter 2011
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations. Substantially greater progress could be made in alleviating many of our most serious and complex social problems if nonprofits, governments, businesses, and the public were brought together around a common agenda to create collective impact.
Getting to Scale: The Elusive Goal – Casey Family Foundation, 2011
This paper highlights the efforts of the people involved in the experiment that is taking place within the Magnolia Place Community Initiative. It also presents the collective actions and the learning that is at the heart of what it will take to ultimately get beyond the elusive goal of getting to scale and to actually achieve it.