CDC: Best Practices User Guide: Coalitions
This CDC guide is designed to help tobacco control programs utilize coalitions to create policy change.
The Prevention Institute: Strengthening Communities
The Prevention Institute has developed numerous tools to help communities improve health, safety, and equity outcomes. The website includes examples of successful community projects and policies, as well as frameworks designed to facilitate planning community initiatives.
The Community Toolbox: Creating and Maintaining Coalitions and Partnerships
The Community Tool Box outlines the process for establishing partnerships to advance common goals, providing resources and guidance for each step, as well as five examples of successful collaborations.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Improving Health Care Quality and Equity - Considerations for Building Partnerships between Provider Practices and Community Organizations
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation published an Aligning Forces for Quality report intended to be a reference for clinical practices considering partnerships with community organizations to provide quality and equitable care to patients.
Community Healthy Improvement Resources
The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Community Healthy Improvement Resources (CHIR) is designed to provide evidence-based guidance to organizations and partnerships addressing health issues in communities. The CHIR includes information and tools for creating partnerships, administering need assessments, determining readiness, building capacity, planning interventions, conducting evaluations, and sustaining projects.
The Prevention Institute: Collaboration Multiplier
The Prevention Institute Collaboration Multiplier is a framework and tool designed to help collaborations determine jointly beneficial approaches based on strengths, objectives, and strategies across involved organizations. A “Collaboration Multiplier Analysis” worksheet is provided.
How to Conduct a Stakeholder Analysis
The Stakeholdermap.com guide for stakeholder management includes templates and instructions for analyzing stakeholders by influence and interest.
3 Steps for Conducting a Stakeholder Analysis
Mind Tools explains stakeholder analysis as a component of stakeholder management. It outlines three steps for conducting stakeholder analysis and provides a stakeholder prioritization template to facilitate the process.
Developing Effective Coalitions: An Eight Step Guide
The Prevention Institute Eight Steps to Effective Coalition Building framework provides structure for the process of building partnerships from the initial decision of whether to form a coalition to ongoing evaluation efforts, including tips and considerations for each stage.
Coalitions and Partnerships in Community Health is a step-by-step guide for building durable coalitions to improve community and public health.