Community Heart & Soul™ Field Guide

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Resource title: Community Heart & Soul™ Field Guide Source (copyright holder): Orton Family Foundation Resource description: The Community Heart & Soul™ Field Guide is Orton Family Foundation’s guide to its tested and proven method of community planning and development. This …

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Rural Pulse

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Resource title: Rural Pulse Source (copyright holder): The Blandin Foundation Resource description: From the website: “Rural Pulse is a research study that has been commissioned by the Blandin Foundation since 1998 to gain a real-time snapshot at the concerns, perceptions …

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“A Decade of Advocacy: The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments” Paper

Resource title: “A Decade of Advocacy: The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments” Paper Source (copyright holder): The Prevention Institute Resource description: From the Paper’s Description, which is available for download: “What does it take to reframe the …

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“Storytelling Tools for Community Change: Tools You Can Use” PowerPoint

Resource title: “Storytelling Tools for Community Change: Tools You Can Use” PowerPoint Source (copyright holder): Wisconsin Clearinghouse for Prevention Resources Resource description: This PowerPoint resource talks about the important of intentionally and strategically finding stories, crafting them, and using them …

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“The REACH 2012 Logic Model: An Illustration of Expected Performance” Paper

Resource title: “The REACH 2012 Logic Model: An Illustration of Expected Performance” Paper Source (copyright holder): Pattie Tucker, Youlian Liao, Wayne H. Giles, Leandris Liburd Resource description: This 2005 academic paper available through the Journal of Preventing Chronic Disease outlines …

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The Strategic Alliance’s ENACT Local Policy Database

Resource title: The Strategic Alliance’s ENACT Local Policy Database Source (copyright holder): The Strategic Alliance for Healthy Food and Activity Environments Resource description: The Strategic Alliance’s ENACT Local Policy Database allows users to select a topic (nutrition, physical activity, nutrition …

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The Center for Theory of Change

Resource title: The Center for Theory of Change Source (copyright holder): The Center for Theory of Change Resource description: The Center for Theory of Change is an organization dedicated to promoting “quality standards and best practice for the development and …

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The Prevention Institute’s “Spectrum of Prevention” Model

Resource title: The Prevention Institute’s “Spectrum of Prevention” Model Source (copyright holder): The Prevention Institute Resource description: From the Institute’s website: “The Spectrum of Prevention helps expand prevention efforts beyond education models by promoting a multifaceted range of activities for …

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“Building Community: A tool Kit for Youth and Adults in Charting Assets and Creating Change” Paper

Resource title: “Building Community: A tool Kit for Youth and Adults in Charting Assets and Creating Change” Paper Source (copyright holder): The Innovation Center for Community and Youth Development Resource description: From the Abstract: “Extension workers around the country are …

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“Community Assessment Tools: A Companion Piece to ‘Communities in Action: A Guide to Effective Projects'”

Resource title: “Community Assessment Tools: A Companion Piece to ‘Communities in Action: A Guide to Effective Projects’” Source (copyright holder): Rotary International Resource description: From the report: “Assessing your community’s strengths and weaknesses is an important first step in planning …

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