2019 Champions for Change: Leading a Backbone Organization for Collective Impact

Starts:  Oct 15, 2019 1:00 PM (ET)
Ends:  Oct 17, 2019 12:00 PM (ET)
Associated with  NSF INCLUDES National Network

A strong backbone team — staff dedicated to guiding a cross-sector group of stakeholders toward a common goal — is a critical component of collective impact. Come join the Collective Impact Forum for a three-day workshop designed for backbone teams from collective impact initiatives.

Champions for Change, provides professional development to backbone leaders; encourages peer learning among backbone teams, and shares new insights on the work of backbones from the field.

Topics to be explored include:

  • Clarifying the roles and leadership characteristics of the backbone
  • Centering equity in your collective impact work
  • Fostering community collaboration and co-ownership in your initiative
  • Building collaboration with funders, partners, and stakeholders
  • Developing and learning from shared measurement
  • Evaluating collective impact
  • Sustaining momentum for collective impact initiatives over the long-term

Learn more and register