The operating environment of programs aiming to impact social conditions is changing. Initiatives that address education, health, community development, and safety face funding challenges due to a struggling economy. Post-funding sustainability is a concern. Social enterprise, which combines the...
- To keep communication flowing among and within the networks they use web-based tools, such as Google Groups Discovered the rewards of learning and solving problems together with others who shared their same deep knowledge and passion about the issue Strive is an independent non-profit with 8 staff members with $1.5M annual budget that supports action networks with technology, training of facilitators, communications Network organization: Actors work in 15 action networks against each intervention Two Stage Endorsement Process: establish evidence that proposed solution will have desired impact based on success in other regions Facilitated Learning: Bi weekly learning sessions facilitated by Six Sigma trained coaches and facilitators Common Agenda 1 Shared Measurement 2 Continuous Communication 4 Backbone Support Organization 5 Collective Impact: Case Study Education Materials developed by Strive, a subsidiary of KnowledgeWorks