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Tamarack Institute

Tamarack Institute
The Tamarack Institute is a connected force for community change. We work with leaders in non-profits, governments, businesses and the community to make work of advancing positive community change easier and more effective. We do this by teaching and writing about collective impact, community engagement, collaborative leadership, community development, and evaluating community impact. We host two learning communities Cities Reducing Poverty and Cities Deepening Community turning theory into action.

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Research & Development in the Social Sector

Posted by Tamarack Institute on July 18, 2019

From youth homelessness and social isolation in cities, to food insecurity and income disparity, problems are getting more complex and in many cases, are getting worse. This is where the process of research and development (R&D) is highly relevant.

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Tamarack's Annual Report Celebrates 15 Years

Posted by Tamarack Institute on February 1, 2018

An annual report is a time to say thank you to our 24,000 learning partners in 2,909 cities from across Canada, the United States and 52 countries from around the world. It is also, a time to celebrate and this year we have included a special 15-year reflection.

In the report we thank the partners that have contributed to our work financially. You will find over 800 organizations and individuals that invested this year as donors, members, consulting clients and learners.

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Some Big Changes at Tamarack

Posted by Tamarack Institute on October 19, 2017

Big things are happening here at Tamarack Instituteand we have a big announcement to sharebut first we want to give you some context.

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4 Tool Kits To Help Get Your Neighbourhood Strategy Started

Posted by Tamarack Institute on June 5, 2017

Are you looking to get your neighbourhood more engaged with each other? Other individuals across Canada have wanted the same. While this may seem like an intimidating task, it is possible!  Some of the biggest neighbourhood strategies in Canada started with one person and an idea. 

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#MontrealMondays - Centraide of Greater Montreal

Posted by Tamarack Institute on May 29, 2017

#MontrealMondays – A blog series about the inspiring Neighbourhood and Community work being done in Montréal.

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A New Partner in Deepening Communities

Posted by Tamarack Institute on May 23, 2017

Tamarack is thrilled that the Suncor Energy Foundation (SEF) has invested in the work of Deepening Community. In introducing our new partner, we want to give Kim Nordbye, Manager of Community Investment at SEF, the opportunity to tell us more about Suncor’s support for community engagement. Here’s our Q & A with Kim.

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