An invitation to social impact leaders

At NNSI, we have an ambitious goal – a scary ambitious goal for an academic research lab. But before I get to that, let me explain. We’ve been around eight years. Eight years – we’ve published groundbreaking research on networks for social impact. A sample includes research that: shows that collaboration is a lousy way to improve nonprofit capacity,  demonstrates how to scale-up evidence-based social interventions across interorganizational systems, and  … Read more

February 2015 – NNSI announces new project

Congratulations to Michelle Shumate and Sophia Fu, recipients of a School of Communication Innovations grant for their upcoming project, The Impact of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) on Interorganizational Collaboration. NNSI will begin data collection in the summer of 2015.

Calling all collective impact projects!

We are looking for collective impact partners to join Collective Impact Engagement: Outcomes from Stakeholders to Systems.  This project is unlike any other in that it explores outcomes of collective impact projects across the country; if you participate, you will receive detailed reports that summarize our findings for your site and compares those findings to those of approximately 30 other comparable sites. Who can participate? This project is open to … Read more