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This readiness assessment (from Collective Impact Forum) is designed to a help groups consider whether the collective impact approach is right for their social issue and whether the conditions are in...

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This downloadable handbook (from W.K. Kellogg Foundation) provides a framework for thinking about evaluation as a relevant and useful program tool. It can be found in Evaluate Actions under Prepare...

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This guide is intended for those working to implement Results-Based Accountability or Outcomes-Based Accountability in their community. The guide is devoted to how to do the work. It can be...

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This website is an international collaboration to improve evaluation practice and theory by sharing and generating information about options (methods or processes) and approaches. It can be found in ...

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Submit a story to County Health Rankings & Roadmaps. We are interested not only in “success stories” but also lessons learned from challenges and setbacks you have faced. It can be...

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This tool helps you practice delivering your message using a mock interview. It can be found in the Communicate guide under Persuade decision makers.

Tools for Action

This one-page worksheet poses key questions to help you develop a cohesive message. It can be found in the Communicate guide under Create a communications strategy.

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This tool was designed for forums focused on recovery and addiction but can easily be used for any issue. It includes sample flyers, agendas, evaluations, and training materials for speakers to help...

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This tool, from the Midwest Academy, provides a focal point for a group campaign planning process. It poses the necessary questions in a logical order and moves people through the planning process...

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Blending experience and candid advice from grantmakers, this guide (from GrantCraft) explores how a racial equity lens can help you scan your field or community, cultivate new leaders, encourage...