2023 IPA Regional Forums ContentAboutRethink collaboration for positive change. Southwest Region, June 5 | Mental Health & Recovery Northeast Region, June 21 | Career Training Northwest Region, June 22 | Small Business & Entrepreneurship Southeast Region, June 27 | Placemaking: Arts & Culture Central Region, June 29 | Placemaking: Natural Resources The 2023 IPA Regional Forums feature five interactive case studies of exceptional cross-sector partnerships across Indiana. Join project collaborators as they share inspiring stories of forming partnerships, leveraging assets, and achieving impressive results. Each forum offers a unique perspective on collaboration, with opportunities to tour facilities and interact with program staff. All five events highlight diverse groups across Indiana who work free from silos toward a targeted solution in placemaking and quality of life: arts and culture, preserving natural resources, career training, entrepreneurism, and mental health and recovery. Learn about a nearby collaboration or join an event below that aligns with your program interest or partner model. Every event includes state representatives that share how such strategies are transferrable across geographies. Who Will Benefit All people working either for or with philanthropy to address local challenges through cross-sector collaboration. What to Expect Experiential learning! At most locations, you will tour the project to experience the work in its context. IPA members and their partners discuss the journey to bring their vision to life, including challenges, strategies, successes, failures, and aspirations. You will be guided through a design-thinking exercise to ideate possible partners and solutions in your own context. You’ll network with funders engaged in solving similar challenges through partnership. Key Takeaways Plan developed by you to bolster new or existing collaborative efforts. Playbook of guiding documents for sustained and successful partnerships, such as project plans, proposals, communications plans, budgets, MOUs, data sets, and reflections. New insights on collaboration to enhance your own efforts.