Nonprofit and philanthropic organizations today need to do more andto do better with less. Increasingly, they are adopting anetwork-centric approach to their work, building networks oflike-minded organizations and people that give them better results thanany single organization can accomplish. There are, however, fewresources that offer straightforward information and advice on how tocreate and manage social-impact networks. Drawing on the authors’deep experience in creating successful network projects, Connectingto Change the World provides the frameworks, practical advice, andcase studies needed by a new generation of social change agents forcreating collaborative solutions to the most difficult challengessociety faces.
Peter Plastrik and John Clevelandcofounded the Innovation Network for Communities, a national non-profitthat develops and spreads scalable innovations that transform theperformance of community systems. Madeleine Taylor hasconducted policy and evaluation research for the public and non-profitsectors since 1987.
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