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2013 Communities Collaborating Institute:  Accelerating Impact

The Communities Collaborating Institute (CCI), Tamarack’s signature, week-long learning event, provides a unique opportunity to join a dynamic learning community of practitioners who desire new ways to lead, engage and transform their communities and then accelerate impact by linking local efforts to provincial, state and national agendas.

The 2013 Communities Collaborating Institute: Accelerating Impact is geared specifically for those wanting to strengthen their capacity to create large-scale, community-wide impact – linked to provincial/state or national agendas. Please browse this web section to learn more about this event and how you can become a member of this dynamic Learning Community from October 7-11, 2013 in Edmonton Alberta.

Please note that this event is now at capacity. We do expect more seats to open up so please join the waiting list.

Receive the event brochure here.


Registeration Do you want to enhance your capacity to accelerate impact and affect large-scale social change? If so, register early to ensure your place!
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Thought-LeadersEngage, and be inspired by, these renowned thought-leaders on collaboration and community innovation.
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2010 Learning AgendaJoin us for a week of inspiration, connection, knowledge and tools to engage and mobilize your community to tackle complex issues. Our program continues to evolve but here's a peek at our program.
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The Learning CommunityBecome a member of this powerful learning community of collaborative leaders who are becoming a connected force for social change.
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community collaboration conceptHow much? What does the price include? Are subsidies available? What about travel? Learn the answers to these questions here.
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FAQsWho will be there? What will I learn? How can I prepare? Learn the answers to frequently asked questions, or submit your own!
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The Institute is designed for those who:

  • Work on complex issues such as community health and well-being, poverty reduction, environmental sustainability, neighborhood revitalization, crime prevention, local food systems, youth or aboriginal engagement and other collaborative ideas.
  • Are eager to accelerate the impact of your community change initiative and align it to provincial, state or national agendas.
  • Are policy makers or key supporters of collaborative work: including businesses; funders; national, provincial or regional governments; and intermediary organizations.
  • Manage or volunteer with a collaborative initiative or roundtable.
  • Are contemplating the start-up or renewal of a collaboration.

CCI Reviews

Access the Communities Collaborating Institute 2013 brochure here

CCI 2013 Local and National Sponsors
Local Sponsors
  • Bissell Centre
  • City of Edmonton
  • Edmonton Community Foundation
  • Edmonton Social Planning Council
  • FCSS Association of Alberta
  • Here to There
  • Human Services - Alberta Government
  • Oil Sands Developers Group
  • Salesforce
  • REACH Edmonton
  • Suncor

Tamarack Sponsors
  • Google
  • The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation
  • Maytree
  • Microsoft
  • The Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Salesforce
  • Social Innovation Generation
  • Vibrant Communities Canada
A Special Thanks to:



Vibrant Communities Canada Tamarack Maytree Hamilton Community Foundation Access the event Brochure here


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