Cross-sector collaboration is always challenging. Different sectors of our society—business, government, nonprofit, philanthropy—often operate in silos. By tapping the collective intelligence of our community leaders, we can facilitate opportunities such as securing public funding resources, engaging local elected officials, embedding community and constituent voice and engagement, and having a clear consensus on areas of greatest community needs and opportunities.
Through the Community Development Coalition and our shared Scorecard, we are working together with a unified voice. This creates unique value and opportunity to jointly access new resources that we may not qualify for alone, amplify the needs and stories of our peer organizations, and leverage a greater collective voice to advance key advocacy efforts in support of our shared goals.
Coalition Contributors work together to share information, align and leverage resources, and coordinate action such as:
By 2030, we will have created a more sustainable community by advancing shared economic, environmental, and societal goals. We will achieve this transformational change by leveraging the collective power of cross-sector collaboration. When we are successful, we will:
If you have ideas for ways to leverage the collective power of the Coalition, would like to learn more about specific needs and activities, or find out how to get involved, please contact us at [email protected] or connect directly with any of the Coalition contributors featured below.