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Printable Resources and References

Web Sites

The following links are resources for youth and community development practitioners who are interested in initiating and sustaining collaborations.

Wilder Publications - Collaboration Tools

Field Examples

Selected Report References

  • Austin, J.E. (2000). The Collaboration Challenge. New York: Jossey-Bass.
  • Clark, R. (1991). "Building Coalitions" (Fact Sheet #7). Retrieved May 21, 2002 from
  • Gray, B. (1989). Collaborating: Finding Common Ground for Multi-Party Problems. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Hesselbein, F. (1997). "The New Order of the Day." Leader to Leader, 4, 1-2.
  • Hogue, T. (1994). "Community Based Collaboration: Community Wellness Multiplied. Chandler Center for Community Leadership." Retrieved May 21, 2002 for
  • Hogue, T., & Miller, J. (2000). Effective Collaboration. Longmont, CO: Rocky Mountain Press.
  • Hogue, T., Perkins, D., Clark, R., Bergstrum, A., Slinkski, M., et. al. (1995). Collaboration Framework: Addressing Community Capacity. Columbus, OH: National Network for Collaboration.
  • Huxham, C. (1996). Creating Collaborative Advantage. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
  • Kagan, S. (1991). United We Stand: Collaboration for Child Care and Early Education Services. New York: Teachers College Press.
  • Kohm, A., La Piana, D., & Gowdy, H. (2000). Strategic Restructuring: Findings from a Study of Integrations and Alliances Among Nonprofit Social Service and Cultural Organization in the United States. Chicago: Chapin Hill Center for Children.
  • Mattesich, P., & Monsey, B. (1997). Community Building: What Makes it Work. A Reivew of Factors Influencing Successful Community Building. St. Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.
  • Mattesich, P., Murray-Close, M., & Monsey, B. (2001). Collaboration: What Makes it Work. A Review of Research Literature on Factors Influencing Successful Collaboration. (2nd Edition). Saint Paul, MN: Amerst H. Wilder Foundation.
  • National Clearinghouse on Families and Youth. (1996, July). "Reconnecting Youth and Community: A Youth Development Approach" (chap 2). Retrieved May 21, 2002 from
  • National Network for Collaboration. (1995). "Collaboration Framework - Addressing Community Capacity." Retrieved May 21, 2002 from
  • Snavely, K., & Tracy, M. (2000). "Collaboration Among Rural Nonprofit Organizations." Nonprofit Management and Leadership, 11(2), 145-165.
  • Taylor-Powell, E., Rossing, B., & Geran, J. (1998). Evaluating Collaboratives. Reaching the Potential. Madison: University of Wisconsin-System Board of Regents and University Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension.
  • Wertlieb, D. (1997). "Collaboration: Tips on Building and Maintaining Productive Collaborations to Support Children and Families." QEP Technical Assistance Tips Number 2. Medford, MA: Tufts University, Center for Applied Development.
  • Winer, M., & Ray., K. (1994). Collaboration Handbook: Creating, Sustaining, and Enjoying the Journey. (rev. ed.) Saint Paul, MN: Amherst H. Wilder Foundation.
  • "Working Together." (2001, February). Snapshots: Research Highlights From the Nonprofit Sector Research Fund, 15.

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