Image by Paha_L on BigStockPhoto.com 10 easy steps to help you on your collaboration journey Guest post by Susannah Vila Movements.org To achieve scale and grow impact for your cause, it sometimes make sense to collaborate with other social good organizations. Creating partnerships -- and possibly building a coalition -- is likely to increase the amount of resources … [Read more...] about How to partner and form coalitions to grow impact
[author]San Francisco has a new co-working space for "radical collaboration": The Hub SoMa. There is poetry here: The Hub SoMa is located on the revamped first floor of the Chronicle building at Fifth and Mission. While one institution falters, another is born as a collaborative incubation space for new social enterprises. The 8,600-square-foot space, dubbed a Social … [Read more...] about The Hub SoMa: Open for business
[author]At lunch yesterday in San Francisco, eight folks in the social change sector gathered at Samovar Tea Lounge to compare notes, discuss partnerships and answer a question posed by convener Christine Egger of SocialActions.com: What is the problem you see in your sector, and how would you solve it? The conversation quickly turned to silos and the need not to break … [Read more...] about Collaboration: The next phase of social change?
The Extraordinaries lets your organization create a crowdsourced 'mission' By Kim Bale Socialbrite staff Recruiting friends and supporters to get real work done virtually on behalf of social-good projects is easy and fun with the help of The Extraordinaries. Based in San Francisco, the company has created a platform allowing anyone to create a micro-task and blast it to … [Read more...] about Tap into the collective power of your community
[author]"Together we are … LOUDER!” It’s true! And that’s the leading tag for a new campaigning platform called Louder. The platform just hit open beta, so create an account and start playing. You can create your own campaigns with unique URLs, add all kinds of media, and then start campaigning for change! Here are some initial impressions. What’s Louder? LOUDER … [Read more...] about Louder: A collaborative campaigning platform