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#1100BAM - Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) Project

As part of the Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) grant, Collective Impact worked with the City of Huntington, WV, the Huntington Police Department, Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) and other partners to organize a "build a better block" community visioning and stakeholder engagement event in Huntington WV.  See the local news story here.


American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) contracted with Collective Impact to conduct a qualitative market research analysis including sales trend, customer satisfaction, product needs, product development and marketing and advertising. The project culminated with the development of a summary report with key conclusions and strategic recommendations.


Appalachian Funders Network Health Working Group

Collective Impact provided facilitation services for the Health Working Group (HWG) at Appalachia Funders Network (AFN) to help guide the HWG’s future direction.


Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation (CHRIC)

Collective Impact facilitated an organizational assessment and strategic planning process that resulted in the development of a strategic plan for Chautauqua Home Rehabilitation and Improvement Corporation CHRIC in upstate New York. The project better positioned the organization to realize financial sustainability while maintaining fidelity to its mission.


City of Huntington, Huntington Police Department

The City of Huntington, Huntington Police Department (HPD) is one of 11 entities in the nation to receive a Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation (BCJI) planning grant focusing on data-driven crime prevention, reduction and intervention in the City's downtown area.  Collective Impact and Marshall University Center for Business and Economic Research (CBER) partnered with the HPD to develop and guide the Cross-Sector Partnership in planning, research, engaging residents, businesses and other stakeholders, and developing a community-oriented crime reduction and economic development strategic plan to guide future efforts beyond the grant period.


Coalfield Development Corporation, Inc.

Collective Impact developed a community housing plan using our signature Community Design Innovations model  with Coalfield Development Corporation, Inc. and a diverse team of stakeholders in Lincoln County, West Virginia.


Colorado Department of Public Health

Collective Impact worked with the Colorado Department of Public Health to provide consultation services to the Colorado Essentials for Childhood Leadership Action Team on strategic use of the “Connect the Dots” approach to shift community norms around children and families and to increase connections across multiple ongoing initiatives.  “Connect the Dots” is a fast-growing grassroots initiative to develop and promote a variety of actions that can be taken by individuals, groups, and organizations, communities, and policymakers to transform the culture of how children and families are supported in society. Colorado is one of five (5) states to be awarded funding from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the five-year Essentials for Childhood project.


Community Action Southwest

Collective Impact worked with the leadership team at Community Action Southwest located in Washington, Pennsylvania to update its transformational change plan. 


Community Progress Leadership Institute

Along with six awesome community leaders from Huntington, West Virginia, Bruce participated in a four-day Community Progress Leadership Institute (CPLI) at the Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  The Huntington delegation was one of 8 communities to be selected to attend this prestigious seminar focused on learning innovative strategies for the productive reuse and revitalization of vacant, abandoned, and blighted residential and commercial properties.


Community Works in West Virginia - Community Design Innovations

Collective Impact used our signature Community Design Innovations model to work with several CommunityWorks in West Virginia members to design comprehensive community-based housing plans.  The target communities include, City of South Charleston, Clay County, Marshall County, and Wayne County.  Click here to see a sample plan!


CommunityWorks in West Virginia, Inc. - West Virginia Housing Policy Group

CommunityWorks in West Virginia, Inc. and the West Virginia Housing Policy Group chose Collective Impact to conduct a funding analysis and provided findings and recommendations of available funding streams and flexible revenue sources to lay the groundwork to increase resources for housing development, preservation and rehabilitation in West Virginia.


CommunityWorks in WV - Affordable Housing Internship Program

For the fourth year, Collective Impact coordinated the CommunityWorks in West Virginia's Affordable Housing Internship Program with twelve interns participating in the 2013 cohort.  Over the summer, college students worked with diverse housing and housing related organizations across the state for 12 weeks of intensive service where they experienced a variety of learning activities.


Congregation of St Joseph

Congregation of St. Joseph contracted with Collective Impact to conduct a Communications Audit and Effectiveness Study.  Services included planning, practice research, a stakeholder survey, key informant interviews and a series of stakeholder discussions at each of the Congregations six centers in Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Ohio and West Virginia.


CSJ Ministries, Inc.

Collective Impact developed and helped launch CSJ Ministries’ multi-year capacity building initiative. The focus of this work resulted in the development of the initiative framework, including an action plan to improve capacity within CSJ Ministries.  In addition, Collective Impacts signature Venue Web-Based Outcomes Evaluation module was used to measure the impact of the capacity building efforts and the impact of the ministries in their overall efforts.


Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration

Collective Impact is working with Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration (FCBHA) to lead various community partners through a strategic planning process to achieve reorganization and coordination of community resources that promote consumer recovery, resiliency, and advocacy into a unified system using peer leadership as the guiding force.


Franklin - Vance - Warren Opportunity, Inc

Collective Impact facilitated the development of a three-year strategic plan for Franklin-Vance-Warren Opportunity, Inc. The strategic plan built upon emerging opportunities identified throughout the strategic planning process. Ultimately, it will provide a “road map” or guide for investment in programs and services and the strengthening of partnerships to move FVW Opportunity Inc. forward into the future.


Frontier Housing

Collective Impact assessed the organization and the environment within which Frontier Housing, the largest non-profit affordable housing service provider in Kentucky, operates and developed a strategic plan to serve as a road map for the organization.  


Georgia Department of Community Affairs

Collective Impact worked with Georgia Department of Community Affairs and Wells Fargo in planning and facilitation of the Building Bridges Collaborative conference.  Assisted 7 regional affordable housing and community development collaboratives in team building and assessing their needs and identifying priority strategies to address those needs.


Greene County Human Services - Nemacolin Pennsylvania

Greene County Human Services engaged Collective Impact to use our signature Community Design Innovations model to work with the town of Nemacolin Pennsylvania to design a comprehensive community-based substance abuse prevention plan.  Click here to see the plan!


Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam (HFHKP)

A needs assessment was conducted by Collective Impact to fully assess the need and potential use of a sustainable Home Preservation Program throughout Kanawha and Putnam Counties for Habitat for Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam.


Hancock County, Marshall County, and Wetzel/Tyler County Health Departments

Collective Impact and Dara Pond Strategic Services worked with the Hancock County, Marshall County and Wetzel/Tyler County Health Departments to develop three-year strategic plans to provide a road map for the organizations’ future. 


Holy Family Childcare Center

Collective Impact worked with CSJ Ministries to provide organizational assessment services for one of its member ministries, Holy Family Child Care and Development Center.  The focus of this work was to assess the current and future sustainability of the Center and provide recommendations for moving the Center forward.


KEYS 4 HealthyKids

Collective Impact worked with KEYS 4 HealthyKids to help early childhood stakeholders recognize assets and resources available for children's health in West Virginia, identify issues and concerns that are impeding progress and improvement in children's health in early care, and identify ways to increase interest and investment in children's health focusing on the whole child.


Lincoln County Early Childhood Collaborative

Collective Impact used our signature Community Design Innovations model to work with the Lincoln County Early Childhood Collaborative to develop a comprehensive community-based strategic plan.  The strategies identified in the plan aim to build the collaborative's capacity and strengthen the community infrastructure that supports the various early childhood resources and services available to families.  Click here to see the plan!


Making A Difference in District 9

Collective Impact worked with the citizens of District 9 (Altizer and Guyandotte) in the City of Huntington, West Virginia to develop a community-driven vision and strategic plan.  In this project, Collective Impact provided planning services with a diverse group of community champions.  Using its signature Community Design Innovations model, Collective Impact helped participants adopt a community vision, team mission and strategies to transform their communities. Read more about this important work here.


Marshall County Family Resource Network (FRN)

Marshall County Family Resource Network (FRN) engaged Collective Impact to provided two training sessions as part of the Marshall County Non-Profit Capacity Building series.  Training topics included Cultural Competence Capacity Building and The Art and Science of Collaboration.


Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Along with Dara Pond and Lori Bumba at Youth Services System (YSS) in Wheeling WV, Collective Impact offered a Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training for local nonprofit organizations.  Thanks to all the awesome participants and a big THANKS to Suzette Sova from Houston TX and Tracy Shultz from Somerset PA for a most excellent session!


Mon Habitat for Humanity

Mon Habitat for Humanity engaged Collective Impact to facilitate their board retreat. Topics included what it means to be a board member, board assessment, alignment with Habitat For Humanity International strategic plan, etc.


Mountwest Community and Technical College (MCTC)

Mountwest Community & Technical College (MCTC) contracted with Collective Impact to provide professional assessment services to support its Attendance Pays Project. MCTC wants to understand how better to improve and streamline its attendance tracking and reporting process for faculty, students, financial aid, counselors, and other stakeholders.


National Healthy Start Association

Collective Impact used our signature Community Design Innovations model to work with National Healthy Start Association in Washington, DC. Specific focus was on preparing Healthy Start grantees to assume a greater role in functioning as the “backbone organization” (as described in the Collective Impact model) in their respective communities across the nation.


NeighborWorks America Southern District

Collective Impact designed and implemented the 12-state NeighborWorks America Southern District Partnering for a Stronger Future: Maximizing Regional Opportunities to Increase Sustainability Executive Directors' Forum.  Provided planning, assessment, and facilitation services.


Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon, West Virginia

Collective Impact provided planning and facilitation services for the Pallottine Foundation of Buckhannon, WV. The process included a one-day “advance” and culminated with the development of a summary/plan that recapped the actions and results of the session and will serve to help guide the organization’s future direction.


Project LAUNCH - Charleston West Side Young Child Wellness Council

Collective Impact provided planning, facilitation and strategic planning services for the Project LAUNCH - Charleston West Side Young Wellness Council.  The process culminated with the development of a strategic plan that served to help guide the Council’s future direction in improving the lives of children and their families living in the West Side of Charleston, West Virginia.


Sisters Health Foundation

Collective Impact facilitated a staff retreat (advance) session for the Sisters Health Foundation.  The process culminated with the development of a summary that recapped the actions and results of the one-day session and served to help guide the staff and organization’s future direction.


Southern Appalachian Labor School (SALS)

Collective Impact facilitated an organizational assessment and strategic planning process that resulted in the development of a strategic plan for SALS. The project better positioned the organization to realize financial sustainability while maintaining fidelity to its mission.  To see the strategic plan, click here.


State Innovation Models (SIM)

Collective Impact worked with West Virginia University School of Public Health, West Virginia Health Innovation Collaborative and West Virginia Health Improvement Institute to provide stakeholder engagement and input services for the State Innovation Models (SIM) project.  SIM is based on the premise that state-led innovation, supported by broad stakeholder input and engagement, will accelerate health care delivery system transformation to provide better health and better care at a lower cost. SIM encourages public and private sector collaboration to design and test multi-payer models to transform the health care systems in the state.


Telamon Corporation

Telamon Corporation, West Virginia contracted with Collective Impact to facilitate the development of a strategic plan for the organization. The strategic plan built upon emerging opportunities identified throughout the strategic planning process. The process culminated with the development of a strategic plan that will recap the activities and results of the two-day planning session and will serve to help guide the program’s future direction. Ultimately, it  provided a “road map” or guide for the organization to intentionally move forward into the future.


The Center for International Understanding (CIU)

Collective Impact developed and delivered team building training services for The Center for International Understanding (CIU) to increase the knowledge and capacity of its staff to work more effectively as a t


Washington and Butler County Single County Authorities (SCAs)

Collective Impact worked with Washington Drug and Alcohol Commission (WDAC) and Butler County Drug and Alcohol Program focusing on problem gambling.  Also a full-day training on Cultural Competence Capacity Building for various Washington County non-profit organizations was provided.


West Virginia Affordable Housing Trust Fund (WVAHTF)

Collective Impact continues to offer services for the West Virginia Affordable Housing Trust Fund (WVAHTF) to strengthen the statewide housing infrastructure and capacity in West Virginia.  Currently our work is focused on the implementation of our signature Venue Web-Based Services and the development and implementation of a holistic statewide training and technical assistance network, referred to as “Crossing Systems”.


West Virginia Autism Training Center (WVATC)

Collective Impact provided team building training services for the West Virginia Autism Training Center (WVATC) to increase the knowledge and capacity of its staff to work more effectively as a team.


West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources Home Visitation Program - Wyoming County Early Childhood Planning

In this project, Collective Impact provided collaboration building/plan development with early childhood stakeholders in Wyoming County.  Using its signature Community Design Innovations model, Collective Impact engaged in project planning with diverse stakeholders making up the Wyoming County early childhood community (Design Team).


West Virginia Family Resource Center Association - TEAM for West Virginia Children

TEAM for West Virginia Children hired Collective Impact to plan and implement a three-day planning retreat with the West Virginia Family Resource Center Association.  The focus of the retreat was on restructuring and the identification of strategies to move the association forward.


West Virginia Governor's Early Childhood Planning Task Force

Collective Impact provided planning and coordination, facilitation, and research services to assist Ridgeline and the WV Governor’s Early Childhood Planning Task Force in the creation of the development plan for Early Childhood in West Virginia.


West Virginia Head Start State Collaboration Office

Collective Impact conducted a statewide needs assessment and strategic planning project for the West Virginia Head Start State Collaboration Office.  Components of this work included planning, surveys, stakeholder discussions, research and analysis and the development of a needs assessment report and five-year strategic plan.


West Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor's Association

Collective Impact developed a strategic plan for the West Virginia Licensed Professional Counselor's Association (WVLPCA). This plan was developed to provide a roadmap that will help guide the Association into the future.


West Virginia Nonprofit Association

Collective Impact worked with the West Virginia Nonprofit Association and United Way of Southern West Virginia to develop and deliver a collaboration training workshop services. The focus of the workshop was on helping nonprofit participants learn the importance of collaboration, including working more effectively as a team and increasing their capacity to make a collective impact around identified priorities.


West Virginia Small Business Development Center

For two years, Collective Impact worked with West Virginia Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to facilitate its annual staff and advisory board retreat.


Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission

Collective Impact provided Cultural Competence Capacity Building training services for Westmoreland Drug and Alcohol Commission's Drug Free Communities (DFC) Coalition. The focus of the training was on awareness, empathy and acceptance, as well as differences and similarities in generational cohorts and cultural competence in the workplace.