ERIC Number: ED350407
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Cooperative Extension Service.
This series of 16 fact sheets provides information on topics related to coalition development. Each ends with a summary and list of references. The fact sheets cover the following topics: (1) understanding of the terms and some reasons for building coalitions; (2) a coalition facilitator guide with information on the role and qualities of the facilitator and on factors that inhibit coalitions; (3) the principles that relate to effective coalition functioning; (4) a process for coalitions to develop a course of action for establishing realistic goals/objectives and a method to establish realistic goals set by the coalition; (5) recommendations for communication, including group facilitation skills and cohesiveness and the decision-making process; (6) communication and methods of communication; (7) evaluating the collaboration process; (8) fundraising and grant writing; (9) needs assessments; (10) suggestions for mobilizing the community; (11) the structure or construction of a coalition; (12) "turf issues" as one source of organizational tension and suggestions to avoid and solve turf battles; (13) the problem-solving process; (14) coalitions that are truly culturally diverse and serve diverse populations; (15) networking; and (16) how to tap private sector resources. (YLB)
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Community Action, Community Services, Conflict Resolution, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Cultural Differences, Evaluation, Extension Education, Fund Raising, Goal Orientation, Grantsmanship, Group Dynamics, High Risk Students, Needs Assessment, Networks, Organization, Organizational Communication, Organizational Effectiveness, Postsecondary Education, Private Financial Support, Private Sector, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Youth, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Cooperative Extension Service.
Note: Developed by the Ohio Center for Action on Coalition Development for Families and High Risk Youth.