Building Capacity to Practice Cross Sector Leadership and Collaboration: A Framework

Alison Gold, The Presidio Institute

The Presidio Institute is a national effort focused on developing the capacity of people working in all sectors to address complex social, economic, and environmental problems through cross sector collaboration. In this short framework, the Institute lays out four areas where individuals and their organizations need to develop capacity in order to be high-impact practitioners in cross-sector leadership and collaboration:

  1. Personal Leadership Capacity of Individuals Engaging in Cross Sector Collaboration
  2. Organizational Readiness and Capacity to Engage in Cross Sector Collaboration
  3. Cross Sector Leadership Skills: Building Teams, Solving Problems, and Achieving Impact
  4. Models and Practices of Cross Sector Collaboration

Bonus: The Presidio Institute offers cross sector leadership education programs for individuals and teams including an annual Fellowship as well as online learning.

Global Topics: Organizational Relationships
Focus Areas: Organizational Relationships
Resource Types: Article