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WEBINAR | The Power of Place

Webinars and Videos, Community Innovation, Homepage Resources, Place-based

Where we live matters. The term ‘place-based’, in relation to foundations or national government bodies, is currently used to describe a range of approaches, from grant-making in a specific geographic area to long-term, multifaceted collaborative partnerships aimed at achieving significant change. In most cases, it is more than just a term to describe the target location of funding; it also describes a style and philosophy of approach which seeks to achieve ‘joined-up’ systems change."

There is a growing acknowledgment in the UK and Canada that certain tough social problems can only truly be tackled through communities in a way that builds ownership, understanding and a legacy of change.

 
Resources from Liz Weaver in response to Questions From Audience: How do you see the role of learning from stories of the past to transform places for the future? How would you define "place"? And more of your questions answered.
 

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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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