Tools & Resources

This tool is a sample template for writing a Memorandum of Understanding to clarify roles and responsibilities of partners. This tool can be found under Determine an...

To Be (a Coalition) or Not To Be (a Coalition) (from M+R) lays out issues you should consider as well as ground rules and expectations that should be developed early in the process. This tool and...

This tool (from Coalitions Work) can help you determine if a coalition is the right organizational structure for meeting your group’s goals. It can be found under Determine an...

This tool (from Coalition Works) is a one-page summary of the five stages of team building. This tool can be found under Determine an Organizational Structure in ...

This tool (from M + R) describes a process for creating powerful, succinct, messages—no more than 27 words, delivered in nine seconds, containing just three (or fewer) ideas. It can be...

This tool (from the Prevention Institute) can help you identify where you need additional expertise and resources. It can be found in Work Together under Recruit Diverse Stakeholders From...

This manual (from the National Business Coalition on Health) provides tools and information about establishing successful partnerships between public health and business leaders (p. 20). It...

This tool (from M + R) helps you analyze “what’s in it for them?” when recruiting a new organization.  It can be found in Work Together under Recruit Diverse Stakeholders From Multiple...

Building a Contact List (from CHR&R) can help you target your outreach across sectors to people who have an investment in seeing improved health. It can be found in Work Together under Work...

The 2011 County Health Rankings classified Desoto County as the healthiest county in Mississippi for health outcomes and the fifth-healthiest county for health factors, with lower unemployment rates...