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Workforce Readiness & Makerspace Team from Oregon Brings Community Partners to Impact Collaborative Summit, Wins Seed-Funding Grant for Western Region

“The Impact Collaborative provided an ideal space for the Malheur Workforce Readiness team to work through a structured process that challenged their thinking and assisted them with building a strong, informed, foundation. It equipped them with critical insights on how to best evaluate their program and the potential impact, and better communicate and engage with […]

2021 Impact Collaborative Events: Registration Open NOW for eXtension Members!

eXtension Foundation is pleased to announce open registration for several 2021 events in our Impact Collaborative program. This includes registrations for the Innovation Skill-Building Experience and the Impact Collaborative Innovation Facilitator Training.  These events are for everyone inside eXtension Foundation member institutions. The eXtension Foundation invites all members to participate in the Impact Collaborative program to build skills […]

25 Teams Participate in First Virtual Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release November 3, 2020 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Twenty-five Project and Program teams representing twenty-six Cooperative Extension institutions attended the first Virtual Impact Collaborative Summit on October 13th and 14th. Using technology – including Zoom and virtual whiteboards – participants were connected with tools, resources, coaches, facilitators, and Key Informants in a customized […]

Impact Collaborative Summit, October 13-14, 2020 – Registration Open

When? October 13 – 14, 2020, 12 PM – 5 PM ET Where? Virtual For? Project and Program Teams from eXtension Member institutions. Cost? Included with eXtension Membership Registration Deadline? September 30th, 2020 Register Here The Impact Collaborative Summit is a team event. Community partners are encouraged to participate on teams. We highly recommend sending teams that include 3-8 individuals focused on a […]

CRM for Extension – Evaluating the Basics

Stephen Judd is serving as the eXtension Foundation Customer Relationship Management Fellow. This post is an update on progress on this funded Fellowship from the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement. Virtually all customer relationship management systems (CRM) will have some common core functionality. These features are prerequisites for a CRM to […]

eXtension: A Look Back at 2019 and What’s Coming for 2020

Working Together For Greater Impact  In 2019, eXtension leveraged $1.1 million in membership and Cooperative Extension received $2.4 million in return.  2019 has been a busy and productive year for the eXtension Foundation. From our work supporting members through the Impact Collaborative, to the work being done for the whole system through the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural […]

CRM for Extension – Use cases

Stephen Judd is serving as the eXtension Foundation Customer Relationship Management Fellow. This post is an update on progress on this funded Fellowship from the USDA-NIFA New Technologies for Agricultural Extension (NTAE) Cooperative Agreement. Armed with our goals and personas, it’s time to articulate what our people will actually do with a customer relationship management […]

Seven Teams Awarded Grants for Achievements at Impact Collaborative Summit

For Immediate Release July 23rd, 2019 Contact: Aaron Weibe, aaronweibe@eXtension.org Seven teams that participated in the April 2019 Impact Collaborative Summit in Atlanta, GA, have been awarded $5000 grants to assist in furthering their project and program development and help push them closer towards implementation. One team from each region was selected for the grant […]

Using Artificial Intelligence to Support Extension Services

By David Warren eXtension Artificial Intelligence Fellow Alexa, Siri, Google Search and other consumer-facing machine learning services have revolutionized the way that many people find answers to questions that occur in everyday life. With this thought in mind, eXtension is investigating how AI and machine learning tools could be applied to both improve access to […]

February 2019 News Roundup

eXtension’s Impact Collaborative can bring its Innovation Skill-Building Experience to your state or institution. We work with our members on designing an event contextualized for their needs and focused on their goals. Learn more about our State and Institutional Events here.  Upcoming Member Events Impact Collaborative Summit, April 2019:  We are pleased to announce that the […]