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ERIC Number: ED350407
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 58
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Building Coalitions.
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)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Cooperative Extension Service.