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Achieving Alignment

This section of the Toolkit focuses on

Achieving Alignment

  • ways in which services and activities can be better coordinated across the public, community and voluntary sectors, to their mutual benefit, within the context of Community Planning
  • the limitations and barriers to better alignment of programmes, activities and resources
  • models, practices and ideas that might be useful in local alignment, both in the short term and for possible adoption by the Community Planning partnership


  1. Introduction (page 3)
  2. Obstacles and Limitations (page 4)
  3. Alignment Initiatives within Local Communities (page 5)
  4. Linking Local and Strategic Planning (page 8)
  5. Strategic Alignment of Planning Cycles (page 10)

Download the full Achieving Alignment section of the Toolkit.

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