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Case Studies

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...

Love My Hood: Kitchener’s Neighbourhood Strategy

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Neighbourhood Strategy

CASE STUDY | Every city builds neighbourhoods with sidewalks and roads, and homes, parks and arenas. Municipalities across Canada are realizing...

Central Iowa's OpportUNITY Plan

Case Studies, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction Strategy

CASE STUDY | Central Iowa is a community with a diverse population, robust insurance, financial services agri-food and technology sectors, and...

CASE STUDY | Halton Poverty Roundtable

Case Studies, Vibrant Communities, Ontario

CASE STUDY | Located in southern Ontario and part of the Greater Toronto Area, Halton Region is known as an affluent community and desirable place...

Cities Reducing Poverty: How Vibrant Communities Are Creating Comprehensive Solutions to the Most Complex Problem of Our Times

Case Studies, Books, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty

BOOK | This book explores the efforts of collaborative groups in six different Canadian cities where each one is guided by a desire to employ a...

10 – A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty

Case Studies, Books, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Leadership, Business

BOOK | 10 – A Guide for Businesses Reducing Poverty is about what can happen when businesses large and small are engaged in poverty reduction....

10 – A Guide for Cities Reducing Poverty

Case Studies, Books, Publications, Vibrant Communities, Poverty Reduction, Cities Reducing Poverty, Leadership, Municipal

BOOK | Authored by Brock Carlton, CEO of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and Paul Born, President of Tamarack Institute, 10 – A Guide...

1,000 Conversations Final Report

Deepening Community, Case Studies, Publications

In the fall of 2012, Tamarack embarked on a journey to explore the experience of community across Canada. This report highlights the significant...

8 Collective Impact Case Studies

Collective Impact, Case Studies

Curated by FSG, these 8 case studies are descigned to help collective impact practitioners learn from others. As the idea of collective impact...

Grey Bruce 2014-15 Community Conversations Project

Community Engagement, Deepening Community, Case Studies, Community Innovation

In the Spring of 2015, Grey Bruce Public Health began a Community Conversations Project that hosted almost 50 conversations and engaged more than...

Collective Impact Case Study: Vibrant Communities

Collective Impact, Case Studies, Vibrant Communities

The work of Vibrant Communities  was recently highlighted in an FSG Social Impact Consultants  Collective Impact Case Study. The case study...

Literature Review of Evaluation Methods & Methodologies

Evaluating Community Impact, Case Studies

PUBLICATION | The word ‘evaluation’ has become increasingly used in the language of community, health and social services and programmes. The...

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