Investing in Sustainable Community Change: A Funder’s Guide to Community Coaching

Posted September 12, 2009
By the Annie E. Casey Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation
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This guide is a resource for funders who include coaching in their community change initiatives. A community coach supports communities and organizations in identifying and achieving their goals, and funders are in a unique position to identify when coaching is an effective approach to capacity building. 

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Community Coaching is effective for funders

Community coaching as an investment strategy is effective if funders maintain flexibility in working with grantees, participate in learning communities and evaluate outcomes.