Community Heart & Soul Resources are from the Orton Family Foundation. They focus on the Heart & Soul principles: Involve Everyone, Focus on What Matters, and Play the Long Game.
- The Embedding Heart & Soul document lists many different ways that communities and organizations have embedded Heart & Soul into their actions. Ideas for government, community groups, and resident-driven actions are included.
- Sustaining Public Engagement in Your Town offers strategies to ensure that authentic and inclusive public engagement is the norm and pattern for public institutions and community life in your town.
- A Heart & Soul Community Report Card can help you track your community’s progress on its Heart & Soul Statements and related action ideas.
- Stewarding the Future of our Communities provides a national perspective of sustaining community engagement and planning in America’s Small Cities and Towns. The paper presents case studies of five exemplary community planning experiences and highlights specific stewardship approaches that will carry the success of their efforts far into the future.