Resources for Step 2: Partners

Assessing & Maximizing Your Organizational Partnerships (AMP) Tool
This tool is from Step 2 of the iCHPP training and two formats are available for download here:
AMP Tool (PDF)

AMP Tool (Word)

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH)
A network of 2,000+ communities and campuses that collaborate to promote health through service-learning, community-based participatory research, broad-based coalitions and other partnership strategies. These partnerships are powerful tools for improving higher education, civic engagement and the overall health of communities.

Community Resources Wheel (PDF)
Each section in the community wheel represents a different sector. Think broadly about sectors in the community that might have resources and assets to share with you to develop an effective prevention initiative. Some sectors might have been unlikely partners in the past. Thinking about your community, start by concretely naming groups and organizations you know in each sector. Consider resources they might have that could be helpful for a prevention initiative, or think about possible contributions they might make to a prevention initiative.

CDC Partnership Tool Kit (PDF)
Given the importance of partnerships for program planning and delivery, the CDC has developed a Tool Kit to assist organizations in building and sustaining capacity to increase impact. The Tool Kit includes four components of partnership: Determining the Need, Developing, Evaluating, and Sustaining.

The Massachusetts Philanthropic Directory
The Directory provides a searchable database of philanthropy institutions, systematically organized by fields, for more effective strategic development of funding and partnerships, by the profession and the public in Massachusetts.