Community Building Conversation and Facilitation Tools

A Little Book of Facilitation Tricks

This is neat little booklet of ice-breakers, inspirations, and other fun tricks for adding something extra special to workshops and meetings. Created when a bunch of seasoned sustainability facilitators were asked for their best tricks, during a webinar.



Engaging Community: Practical Techniques and Tools



Collaboration: The Courage to Step into a Meaningful Mess

This handout shares some lessons learned about how it is that we can better serve communities and organisations in creating the conditions for collaboration where it is most needed. Collaboration is messy and that is why it sparks innovation.

20 Things You Can Do When You Know Someone’s Gift

Conducting Effective Community Meetings

Conversation Café

Creating a Community Road Map

A Guide for Hosting Community Conversations (BC Healthy Communities)

Hosting a World Café

Important Points for Facilitators

We Can Game and Capacity Questions Game

The We Can Game is an effective tool that can be used as both an icebreaker and to introduce the concept of asset mapping. The Capacity Questions Game is a simplified version of the We Can Game.

Capacity Cards

WECAN Category Cards

WECAN Guidelines

Capacity Questions Game Instructions

Capacity Questions Game Activity Cards