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.
  • 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.