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Resource Title: Building Effective Coalitions

Format: Adobe PDF

Product Developer: HUD icon

Product Type: Guidebooks

Date Completed: June 2009

Author/Organization: ICF International and Advocates for Human Potential (AHP)


The guidebook is designed to help CoCs that have formed coalitions with homeless service providers, but still have not successfully involved organizations beyond the homeless services system and have not yet achieved a truly community-wide coalition. It discusses the benefits of coalitions, how to build effective community-wide coalitions, how to collaborate with mainstream agenies, how to expand a coalition's membership, and how to manage an effective continuum.

Keywords: capacity building, stakeholders, strategic planning, outreach tools, partnership


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