Community Planning is an intentional planning process that incorporates community partners in the collective process of measuring, documenting, planning, and achieving strategic community priorities, goals and outcomes. Source For Siouxland is made up of a Leadership Team that oversees the activities of the initiative and Community Planning Partners who participate in planning initiatives and activities.
Being a part of Source For Siouxland and utilizing the information gathered by this initiative has given our community the chance for a more coordinated community planning effort. By assessing the unmet needs of the population, this initiative is able to bring agencies together, utilizing collective impact through collaboration.
Source For Siouxland’s data-rich platform helps ensure that donations to local programs are focused on true needs, and can be proven over time to be wise investments. I’ve seen first-hand the measurable impact this group is having on the community and am excited about the future!
Siouxland has always been a community that utilizes strong partnerships and cooperative approaches. Source For Siouxland is being built upon the concept that we will now progress to true collaboration. The many factors that go into a “Healthy Community” can best be supported when we collaborate and will best utilize the resources we are provided.