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Networks 101 Presentation

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

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