Logan Together: A collective impact approach
Led by Matthew Fox from Red Cross, a collective impact approach to address youth disadvantage in Logan has been forming. The Logan Community Group Alliance (LGCA) led by Roger Marshall has been active in this process. Shortly, the LGCA will be hiring a project officer to advance their work and advance collaboration between organisations, schools, […]
Sunshine Coast group wins grant!
Following on from the Sunshine Coast Discussion Forum held last year, a group of board members and supporters from local community organisations have been working to form the Sunshine Coast Coalition of Community Boards. Last month, those efforts were recognised by the Queensland Community Fund, awarding the group a grant to advance their work on […]
Event: Sharing for social good: Creative Commons and Not for Profits
As part of the Changemakers festival, the Coalition of Community Boards are pleased to be hosting an online event that will explore potential of Creative Commons—the international open licensing rights management legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation—for the Not for Profit, community organising and social enterprise sectors.
Are we ready to participate in our communities?
The way community is governed is changing. Our communities – that’s you, me, all of us, are being asked to step up and fill those gaps. But are we ready? When we are in a deep state of loss, as many of our organisations are right now, we naturally bunker down to protect our piece […]
Revitalising Community Governance Project: COCB Grant Award!
We are pleased to announce that the Coalition of Community Boards and Volunteering QLD have been successful in receiving funding from the Queensland Community Foundation for the Revitalising Community Governance Project. This is such a wonderful step that philanthropic bodies are recognising both the benefits of collaboration, and the benefits of community led governance. The […]
QLD Community Services Partnership Forum
One of the aims of the Coalition of Community Boards is to engage with policy and program discussions within multiple levels of government and other stakeholders. We are pleased to announce that we have been involved in the Community Services Partnership Forum, held quarterly by the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
Social Investment Draft Framework: CoCB Response
The Coalition of Community Boards has submitted a response to the Draft Social Services Investment Framework. The response was built on discussions within the network of board members within the Coalition, and draws on the Collective Impact Model being trialled by Logan City Council.
FREE KNIT Program Overview – Logan Area
A Special Opportunity for Community Organisations to Enhance the Services of their Organisation and the Skills and Capacity of their Staff Logan East Community Neighbourhood Association (LECNA), in collaboration with David Rolls, B.Ed. (Soc. Wk.), has achieved a great deal of success over the past eight years by utilising the KNIT (Knowledge, Networking, Intervention and […]
Site under reconstruction
We are currently adding some members only functionality and redesigning some of the features of the site. This means you may see some things that don’t look quite right for the next day. All the information on the website is still available.