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Hi

I'm interested in making this my career--to create shared value by using the community toolbox to decide on a community solution and then apply it through a community partnership or buying a small business and applying that solution strategy to the current business strategy.

creating shared value
http://www.isc.hbs.edu/creating-shared-value/Pages/default.aspx

How do you recommend that I get started? Do you have suggestions for the ideal outcome or plan? I'm thinking it may be best to pick a community to start in and then find the problem and then find a business that would be a good fit to apply it.

Thanks,

Matt
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattshark32
  • Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
  • Assessing Community Needs and Resources
  • Analyzing Problems and Goals
  • Developing a Framework or Model of Change
  • Developing Strategic and Action Plans
  • Building Leadership
  • Developing an Intervention
  • Increasing Participation and Membership
  • Enhancing Cultural Competence
  • Advocating for Change
  • Influencing Policy Development
  • Evaluating the Initiative
  • Implementing a Social Marketing Effort
  • Writing a Grant Application for Funding
  • Improving Organizational Management and Development
  • Sustaining the Work or Initiative
Thu, 06/30/2016
I am looking to take my Support Group Facilitators to a Bible based training conference. Could you recommend one located in the US Midwest? I have been to Celebrate Recovery in CA. Looking for a broader range of groups.
Thank You,
Denny
Wed, 06/29/2016
Hi , Thanks for running this great site and contributing to the well-being of community.
My question is: What is the best software system to use for faith-based organisations?
Thanks.
Sun, 06/26/2016
Our NAMI Northeast Kansas/Leavenworth group is a 501c3 corporation. We are currently going through our re-Affiliation process with both our state and national NAMI organizations. We are required to have our by-laws reviewed by an attorney or legal representative before we can complete our process. Is there any organization that could do this for a minimal charge? We are 100% based upon donations, and do not have funding to support this effort. I will be donating the funds needed to accomplish this, if the amount is small enough. Thank you,
Sun, 06/26/2016
Hello, I would like to acknowledge a friend who has dedicated his time through the years cleaning-up roadside litter. I would like to put a thank you article in the newspaper. Please help with the wording. Thank you.
Implementing a Social Marketing Effort Thu, 06/23/2016
Our Head Start program has to update our community needs assessment once every 3 years. The person that previously did our 12 county area has decided not to continue. Do you know of agencies who assist with that kind of project?
Thanks. Steph
Assessing Community Needs and Resources Wed, 06/22/2016
I am a psychologist with over 16 years experience in mental health. I would like to receive general advice on where to start on a community initiative to decrease domestic violence in the African immigrant communities in Atlanta, Ga. October is Domestic awareness month and would like to start the conversation about the effects of abuse on families and communities. To involve African churches in reducing the stigma of mental health through prevention methods.
  • Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
  • Assessing Community Needs and Resources
  • Analyzing Problems and Goals
  • Developing a Framework or Model of Change
  • Developing Strategic and Action Plans
  • Developing an Intervention
Wed, 06/22/2016
Hi, I am with a non-profit. We are recognizing our top achievers for an award ceremony. I have to invite and tell them there is a $50 fee for the award ceremony. Please help with the wording of this .
Tue, 06/14/2016
I come from a country where it is legal to marry 11 year old (very young) girls. How do i bring change to my community and country
  • Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
  • Assessing Community Needs and Resources
  • Analyzing Problems and Goals
  • Developing a Framework or Model of Change
  • Developing Strategic and Action Plans
  • Building Leadership
  • Developing an Intervention
  • Increasing Participation and Membership
  • Enhancing Cultural Competence
  • Advocating for Change
  • Influencing Policy Development
  • Evaluating the Initiative
  • Implementing a Social Marketing Effort
  • Writing a Grant Application for Funding
  • Improving Organizational Management and Development
  • Sustaining the Work or Initiative
Mon, 06/13/2016
I run a small NGO in UK called East Africa Children's Project. I have just come back from Tanzania where we have a partnership with community based NGO. I would very much like to start up a mushroom project. We are sending a community worker for a mushroom course. I understand you have had experience in setting up a mushroom project. If you could give us some advise of how to set up the project it would benefit many people in rural Tanzania. Many thanks Piet Lagaay CEO
Developing an Intervention Sun, 06/12/2016
I want to help kids and teens in my community, by reading and writing, so I want know were I will get books for them to read and write. can you please help me.
Thu, 06/09/2016
My parents are 73 & 76. They are in fair health but are in a house that is too big for them and they can't afford. Credit cards various are maxed out and they will likely need to declare bankruptcy.

That will leave them with ~ $3000/month to live on.

Is there a program by which a house could be purchased for my parents, to live in until they die and then that house would revert in ownership to my towns affordable housing trust?

I live in Falmouth, MA.

Thank you,
J
Wed, 06/08/2016
1. how to create an action plan table?
2.students base line target want to be from 50 to 65?
Developing Strategic and Action Plans Mon, 06/06/2016
Hello, my name is Rebecca Miller. I recently graduated from the University of Akron with a Master's Degree in Social Work. I writing to you because I have recently gained employment at OneEighty, a non profit in Wooster, Ohio. My position is new to both the agency and myself. The title is the coordinated community response specialist. This is in regard to sexual assault and domestic violence. I would like to connect with other individuals or communities who have tackled this or a similar position. If your organization has any suggestions they would be greatly appreciated. Finally, any handouts or information would also be greatly appreciated.
Mon, 06/06/2016
I would like to know if you have to prepare a schedule when preparing a sample budget of 3 years for the IRS to get your 501(c) (3).
Mon, 06/06/2016
Greetings to you, Sir. I am pleased to learn of your esteemed institution, and would like to introduce myself as a voluntary social work in Malaysia, and a Founder of Friends N Fans International Club's school of virtuous thoughts (a virtual face book group), aimed primarily to promote thought ethics and moral leadership online programs free-of-charge to help individuals and face book friends towards personal development. In this connection, I wish to seek your assistance to be a counselor for my above-mentioned group. Please visit my face book "Benny Francis" ( benwilan@rocketmail.com). This is a private mission towards world peace; love for humanity and happiness for mankind. Thank you for your kind co-operation.
Sun, 06/05/2016
Project title: Trees for Sustainable Economic Development (TSED)
main objectives: Fruits and forest tree plantation (develop orchards, fruit processing houses and develop Huts
Target communities: Small farmers
Implementing partners: Local men/women organization and some Govt. departments
Project period: 3 years

The question asked by the donor is What criteria will you use to measure the achievements of your project and how the grant oversight will be made during project life.

Would you please develop the M&E criteria as asked above
  • Developing Strategic and Action Plans
  • Evaluating the Initiative
  • Writing a Grant Application for Funding
  • Improving Organizational Management and Development
Sat, 06/04/2016

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