Resource Library


What We Know So Far About the Strategy Continuum

Evaluating Community Impact, Mark Cabaj, Collaboration, Resource, Community Change, Strategy

ARTICLE | Social innovators tackling complex social, economic and environmental challenges – particularly those working with diverse stakeholders...

CASE STUDY | Kamloops: The Path to an Inclusive and Accessible Community

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Community Change

CASE STUDY | Since the 1990’s, the City of Kamloops has been an advocate for community accessibility. Over the last twenty years, many projects have...

Crafting "How Might We" Questions

Tools, Community Innovation, Galen MacLusky

TOOL | Have you ever been asked to come up with new ideas to solve an old problem, or been stuck on how to get a group to approach a challenge in...

OTF Diving Deeper Webinar Series: Delivering Your Winning Position to the Market

Webinars & Videos, communications

WEBINAR | Lindsay Sage, co-founder of sagecomm, discusses the development of compelling issue positions and the key considerations, channels and...

OTF Diving Deeper Webinar Series: Shared Measurement

Evaluating Community Impact, Webinars & Videos, Evaluation, Shared Measurement

WEBINAR | In transformative community change efforts, collaborative tables often face challenges with outlining the measures that will show how...

OTF Diving Deeper Webinar Series: Communications Planning 101

Community Engagement, Webinars & Videos, communications

WEBINAR | This webinar session lays the foundation for winning communication strategies for community causes and issues.

Strategies for Inclusive Engagement Webinar: Featuring Amy Hubbard

Community Engagement, Webinars & Videos, Inclusion

WEBINAR |  The wisdom and perspectives of community members are essential in finding effective solutions to the community's most complex issues....

OTF Diving Deeper Webinar Series: Developing an Evaluation Plan

Collective Impact, Webinars & Videos, Evaluation

WEBINAR | The development of evaluation plans often seem tedious and routine. They are typically written as part of funding applications and then...

Calgary's Enough For All: Canada's First Financial Empowerment Model

Vibrant Communities, Cities Reducing Poverty, Poverty Reduction Strategy

CASE STUDY | Calgary’s Financial Empowerment Collaborative plays an important role in the community-driven Enough for All poverty reduction...

Investing to Create a Network of Community Change Agents: A Case Study on the Greater Lehigh Valley

Collective Impact, Collaborative Leadership

CASE STUDY | This Case Study focuses on combined economic and social developments championed by the Rider Poole Foundation in the Greater Lehigh...

The Cover Story Tool

Collective Impact, Tools

TOOL | The Cover Story is an exercise that can be used for multiple purposes. The object of the game is to act as journalists whose job it is to...

Experimenting with Human-Centered Design: Workbook

Collective Impact, Tools

TOOL | Human Centered Design is a process that starts with people and ends with new solutions that are tailored to their needs. The process...

Community Engagement workshopAdaptive Leadership Masterclass | VAN, CGY, EDM, TOR, OTT

Does your work involve complex cross sector or community collaborations? Are you looking to learn practical and effective skills that will help you and your teams collaborate better – deal with conflict, challenge old ways of working, respond to diverse views, create shared meaning, and plan for the future – all while working together to make a collective impact?

This intensive Masterclass will equip you with the tools, processes and most importantly the leadership practice to make a real and meaningful change, through your own collaborative initiative.

Learn more about this workshop