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    Networks 101 Presentation Networks 101 Presentation Presentation Transcript

    • The Funder’s Role in Networks
    • Why do networks matter for YOU?
    • Why do networks matter to you?
      • You are a network
      • You want to work in more networked ways
      • You fund and support networks
    • A collection of people
      What is a social network?
      connected by relationships
    • Networks come in many different forms
      networks inside organizations
    • Networks come in many different forms
      networks cultivated by a single organization
    • Networks come in many different forms
      coalitions and alliances
    • Networks come in many different forms
      multi-hub networks
    • Networks come in many different forms
      networks of networks
    • What makes networks powerful?
      self-organization
    • What makes networks powerful?
      rapid growth
    • What are networks good for?
      weaving and engaging communities
    • What are networks good for?
      accessing many and new perspectives
    • What are networks good for?
      sharing and building knowledge
    • What are networks good for?
      mobilizing people and building movements
    • What are networks good for?
      !
      coordinating resources and action
    • Questions we’d like to discuss with you
      How can a foundation catalyze and foster networks?
      How can a foundation support networks?
      How can a foundation become networked? What does it mean to lead with a network mindset?
      How can grantmakers use social network mapping?
      What constitutes a healthy network?
      How do you assess network impact?
    • How can you learn more?Join Network of Network Funders group on WiserEarth
    • How can you learn more?
      Join WiserEarth group: www.wiserearth.org
      Download Network Funders resources on GEO Conference site & WiserEarth –diagnostic tool and topic briefs
      Stay tuned for:
      Interim report on learning from Network of Network Funders
      Funders’ Guide to Networks (GEO pub, 2011)
      Leave your business card
    • THANK YOU!
      Diana Scearce (Diana_Scearce@monitor.com)
      Barbara Kibbe (Barbara_Kibbe@monitor.com)
      This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 3.0 Unported License.