Bitter Root RC&D
Stewards of the Rural Community
Bitterroot Task Force on
Homelessness and Housing
The Bitter Root RC&D, through its Bitterroot Collective Impact program, is providing Backbone Organization support to the Bitterroot Task Force on Homlessness and Housing in an effort to end homelessness and alleviate housing insecurity in Ravalli County, MT.
A Backbone Organization in one of the five conditions of a Collective Impact Initiative. Collective Impact is a proven method of collaborating for large-scale social change.
None of this would be possible without the generous support of
Rapp Family Foundation
A backbone organization provides six functions to the broad based cross-sector of partners in the collaborative effort.
1. Guide vision and strategy,
2. Support aligned activities,
3. Establish shared measurement practices,
4. Build public will,
5. Advance policy and
6. Mobilize funding.