Collective Impact Backbone Support

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Collective Impact Backbone Support

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Family Life has significant experience facilitating community change. We are passionate about sharing that expertise to support other communities to affect their own positive and lasting impact.

Family Life has previously led highly successful large scale multi-year Collective Impact projects. This first hand experience provides invaluable insight into what it takes to deliver a comprehensive backbone function. In addition, Family Life’s established relationships with international experts allow clients to tap into the knowledge and experience of world leaders in this highly successful approach.

Family Life offers customised mentoring and backbone support packages for communities and organisations seeking to influence community change.

Collective Impact support outcomes

We offer a range of tailored support including:

  • developing a Theory of Change
  • establishing a Collective Impact strategy
  • guiding organisations to use adaptive leadership to facilitate change
  • Evaluation Plan development
  • leading effective community engagement
  • harnessing volunteerism to strengthen community


Our service offering is flexible to each organisations requirements.  We have the capacity to offer a range of configurations:

  • one-off consultations
  • full or part day workshop facilitation
  • mentoring and support plans


Delivered at your workplace, at our centres at Sandringham or Frankston, or at an external venue of your choosing.


Cost is dependent upon the size and needs of the group, the method of delivery and the location. Please call us to discuss your organisational needs.

More information:

For more information email info@familylife.com.au or call (03) 8599 5433

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