What Makes for a Successful Cross-Sector Collaboration?

After opening up the workshop and framing up the day’s events, workshop organizers asked participants to think about partnerships they were in with people who came from a different perspective, and to talk, in small groups, about partnerships that worked

What Makes for a Successful Cross-Sector Collaboration?

After opening up the workshop and framing up the day’s events, workshop organizers asked participants to think about partnerships they were in with people who came from a different perspective, and to talk, in small groups, about partnerships that worked

Cross-Sector Collaboration Tools and Stories

After hearing workshop participants’ own stories and ideas about critical things needed to ensure successful cross-sector partnerships, workshop organizer and facilitator Hal Hamilton, of the Sustainable Food Lab, gave a short presentation on some frameworks and tools he uses to

Cross-Sector Collaboration Tools and Stories

After hearing workshop participants’ own stories and ideas about critical things needed to ensure successful cross-sector partnerships, workshop organizer and facilitator Hal Hamilton, of the Sustainable Food Lab, gave a short presentation on some frameworks and tools he uses to

New Charleston Initiative member Andy Teeter of Wells Fargo Insurance describes his beloved Charleston...

Businesses Joining Together for Social Good: The New Charleston Initiative

The New Charleston: Step Up. Think Big. Lead On. Initiative is a collaboration between a local community foundation (The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation) and a number of local businesses and academic leaders in the Charleston, WV area. The New Charleston

New Charleston Initiative member Andy Teeter of Wells Fargo Insurance describes his beloved Charleston...

Businesses Joining Together for Social Good: The New Charleston Initiative

The New Charleston: Step Up. Think Big. Lead On. Initiative is a collaboration between a local community foundation (The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation) and a number of local businesses and academic leaders in the Charleston, WV area. The New Charleston

Value Chains as a Tool for Fostering Cross-Sector Collaboration

The last activity before the end of the workshop’s first day was a presentation and panel discussion by members of the Central Appalachian Network (CAN). Following a brief presentation on value chains and the Wealth Creation Framework by Thomas Watson

Value Chains as a Tool for Fostering Cross-Sector Collaboration

The last activity before the end of the workshop’s first day was a presentation and panel discussion by members of the Central Appalachian Network (CAN). Following a brief presentation on value chains and the Wealth Creation Framework by Thomas Watson

Selling Your Impact: A Workshop with Jason Saul

Workshop participants spent the afternoon of the 26th in a mini-workshop on “Selling Your Impact” – talking about the positive social or environmental impacts they made in the world, and how they could find buyers for those impacts – people who

Selling Your Impact: A Workshop with Jason Saul

Workshop participants spent the afternoon of the 26th in a mini-workshop on “Selling Your Impact” – talking about the positive social or environmental impacts they made in the world, and how they could find buyers for those impacts – people who

Images from the Workshop

As you can see from some of the wonderful images taken at the workshop, participants were engaged, interested and actively modeling collaboration throughout the workshop, connecting and helping one another problem solve and think deeply about how to describe and “sell” the impacts that

Images from the Workshop

As you can see from some of the wonderful images taken at the workshop, participants were engaged, interested and actively modeling collaboration throughout the workshop, connecting and helping one another problem solve and think deeply about how to describe and “sell” the impacts that

Business, government and nonprofit representatives discuss how they can work more effectively together.

Discussion Questions

At the end of the workshop, participants and facilitators engaged in a lively Q&A around the workshop’s core themes, as well as questions that were arising for participants as they considered how to put the workshop’s learnings into practice in

Business, government and nonprofit representatives discuss how they can work more effectively together.

Discussion Questions

At the end of the workshop, participants and facilitators engaged in a lively Q&A around the workshop’s core themes, as well as questions that were arising for participants as they considered how to put the workshop’s learnings into practice in