Collective Impact Is NOT Sustainability

Collective Impact Is NOT Sustainability

It seems that “Collective Impact” is all the latest buzz in philanthropy but some folks are using it when they really mean “Sustainability”. Here is a short outline of my thoughts on the differences and interaction between the concepts of sustainability and collective impact for funders. What do you think? Collective Impact is a grant making framework for social and community change which includes multiple funders and agencies who develop a common agenda, a shared measurement system, standardized and frequent communications, mutually reinforcing group activities that support success, and the coordination and leadership of a respected backbone organization. Sustainability is […]

Philoptima Launches Burnished Web Presence

Dateline New Orleans.  Monday, February 17, 2014, Dr. Byron Harrell, Managing Partner announced the launch of the new website for Philoptima Consulting. “I am very excited about our new look and the feel of putting first things first on our website”, Harrell said.  The site is much easier to navigate but also retains the most popular elements of our old website.  Our Service Line is upgraded and reflects our team and set of skills better than ever. He noted “This new site would not have been possible without the expert and professional team at Point2Point led by Senior Web Developer, Michael […]