Community Leadership Stories
Leadership in Action Stories provide insight into how community foundations
are approaching their community leadership work and putting the community
leadership building blocks into practice. These stories illustrate
the pathways and elements contained in the Framework
for Community Leadership by a Community Foundation.
Want to go more deeply behind the scenes at a community foundation as
it builds its capacity to build a thriving community? Check out a community
leadership case study.
Advancing Community Leadership Through Donor Engagement
the work of 5 community foundations who are working creatively with
donors on behalf of their communities.
Expanding Access and Success in Education
Three Indiana community foundations catalyze new partnerships and create opportunities for youth in their communities.
Sure Every Person Counts in Berks County
Learn how a community foundation rallied the community to use the 2000
U.S. Census to leverage significant change for its community.
Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Learn how an emerging community foundation has made an immediate difference
in its community through community leadership.
Creating Harmony Out of Discord: Saint Paul’s Arts Partnership
Lessons learned from one community foundationís successful convening to solve a thorny problem in the nonprofit community.
The Boston Foundation:
Research ⇒ Action ⇒ Change
Learn how a community foundation uses research to engage the community
and drive public policy.