Halliday & Associates provides strategic initiative design, collective impact coaching and training, grant program design, collaborative group gathering design & facilitation, strategic planning and leadership coaching services in the areas of health, education, early childhood, substance misuse prevention, food security, wellness and other areas associated with community and family resilience.

“Your energy is everything, Deb! Thank you!” Attendee of “Finding NEMO – Nice, Effective, Meaningful Opportunities – to Sustain Momentum  workshop at Collective Impact Forum, 2021.

Current & Recent Clients

Washington Office of Superintendent of Public InstructionCollective Impact Coach

Pennsylvania Educator Diversity Consortium – Collective Impact Coach

Blackfeet Community College – Strategic Planning

Mississippi Early Learning Alliance – Collective Impact Coach

Bozeman Health – Community Engagement and Strategy Development

IllumiNativeNative Education for All Grant Program Design

Leadership MontanaStrategic Planning

National Congress of American Indians – Co-Author, Becoming Visible: A Landscape Analysis of Efforts to Provide Native Education for All

Montana Nonprofit AssociationCatalyst, COVID-19 Response & Program Design

Headwaters Foundation  Zero to Five Strategic Initiative Design

Dennis & Phyllis Washington Foundation – Early Childhood Strategic Initiative Design

“For me, this presentation alone was worth the price of admission!” Attendee of “Collaborative Innovation: A Roadmap for Leaders of Community and Systems Change” workshop at MNA Breakthrough 2019 Conference

Unite for Youth – Lincoln County – Strategic Visioning & Collective Impact Coach

Foundation for Community Health – Strategic Visioning

LiveWell49 – Collective Impact Strategic Retreat

Society of Outdoor Recreation Professionals – Board Training

Montana Department of Public Health & Human Services State Health Improvement Plan – Collective Impact Coach and Facilitator

Montana Office of Rural Health – Montana State University – Collective Impact Coach & Strategic Planning

Disability Rights Montana Coalition Building Facilitator

Tamarack Institute – Collective Impact Coach & Trainer

YWCA Helena – Strategic Planning

“So many people raved about yesterday’s meeting and mentioned the terrific job you did.  Frankly, I’ve never heard such high praise for a facilitator.” – Joan Miles, past-Board President, Montana Health Cooperative 

Kittitas County Health Network – Collective Impact Coach & Strategic Planning

Substance Abuse ConnectCollective Impact Coach

Humanities Montana Civic Engagement Gathering – Design & Facilitation

Montana Department of Justice Human Trafficking Task Force – Strategic Retreat

Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Nation – Tribal Health & Wellness – Collective Impact Coach

Zero to FiveParticipatory Budgeting for Community Engagement Tools & Training

Zero to Five Missoula Collective Impact Evaluation

“You’re the best facilitator I’ve ever worked with, Deb!” – John E. Cech, PhD, – past-Deputy Commissioner of Higher Education, Academic & Student Affairs, Montana University System

Montana Office of the Commissioner of Higher EducationiGraduate Program Design

City of Helena Open Lands Recreation Plan UpdateProcess Design & Facilitation

Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies of Montana – Collective Impact Coach

Kittitas County Health Network – Collective Impact Coach & Strategic Planning

Student Assistance Foundation – Strategic Planning

“I can’t say enough about how much Deb’s professionalism and enthusiasm contributed to the success of our gathering.”  – Daniel Kemmis, Democracy Northwest, a project of Philanthropy Northwest 

Montana Health Cooperative  – Strategic Planning

Reach Higher Montana  – Strategic Planning

Montana Budget & Policy Center  – Strategic Planning

Empower Montana  – Strategic Planning

Greater Gallatin United Way  – Collective Impact Coach & Strategic Planning

State of Montana – Prevention Resource Center VISTA – Collective Impact Trainer

“I always have high expectations when Deb is involved!” – Montana Early Childhood Collective Impact Institute participant

Recent Workshops

Fostering a Culture of Community Health: The Four Realms of Wellbeing Keynote address at the Community Health Workers Conference, MSU Office of Rural Health August 2023

Cultivating Community Collaboration MNA Catalyst Leadership Academy May 2023

A Culture of Wellness: On cultivating balance and workplace wellbeing in a stress-filled world, MNA Gather conference September 2022

Collective Impact Institute  Pacific Southwest PTTC Prevention Academy, Los Angeles May 2022

Cultivating Our Garden: On the Art of Self-Nurturance – Lincoln County Community Builders May 2022

Finding NEMO – Nice, Effective, Meaningful Opportunities – to Sustain Momentum Collective Impact Forum October 2021

Community Builder Toolkit – The “awesome sauce” of community collaboration MNA Virtual conference September 2021

Collective Visioning Troy Learning Opportunity Center July 2021

Community Builder Workshop Series Zero to Five Missoula May 2021

Illuminating the Collaborative Mindset 2020 MNA RESOLVE Conference September 2020

Collaboration in a Time of Change Workshop Series for MNA Summer 2020

Moving Beyond Buy-in: Building Partnerships that Work 2020 Virtual Collective Impact Convening May 2020

Participatory Budgeting: Engaging Your Community in the Budget Making Process Zero to Five Local Collaborative Coordinator Workshop May 2020

Up-leveling Your Collective Impact Initiative Yellowstone County Collaboratives December 2019

Collaborative Innovation: A Roadmap for Leaders of Community and Systems Change” MNA Breakthrough Conference September 2019

Building a Culture of Collaboration through Collective Impact Zero to Five Lincoln County, August 2019 Presentation

Collective Impact for Statewide & Local Initiatives Wyoming Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault  August 2019 

Collective Impact for Emergency Preparedness Lewis & Clark County Health, April 2019

All Together Now: How Collective Impact Can Support Student Success, Montana College Access Network  March 2019

Collective Impact: A Structured Approach to Multi-Sector Collaboration, Association of Montana Public Health Officers Community Health Strategists  February 2019

Collective Impact for Community ImpactZero to Five  Local Collaboration Coordinators,  January 2019

“Nothing About Us Without Us”: Ensuring Innovation through Community Engagement workshop, Champions for Change Collective Impact Convening, Austin, TX  April 2018

Collective Impact presentation and handouts, Flathead Best Beginnings Council  March 2018

Promising Young People webinar, Ontario Trillium Foundation Collective Impact Stream, Tamarack Institute February, 2018

Collective Impact TED Talk Montana Education of the Young Child Conference October 2017

Collaboration Exchange Presenter, Philanthropy Northwest 2017 Conference October 2017

Improving Communication… through a Collective Impact Lens Montana Children’s Trust Fund October 2017

Collective Impact 2.0 Co-presenter, Montana Nonprofit Association Conference September 2017

Collective Impact Workshop, United Way of Cascade County September 2017

Montana Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Early Childhood Community Coalition Coordinators July 2017

Promising Young People webinar – Ontario Trillium Foundation Collective Impact Stream, Tamarack Institute – June 2017

Collective Impact 101 Training – 2017 Montana Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect Conference  April 2017

How to Build a Backbone Infrastructure in a Collective Impact Initiative – United Way of Missoula County April 2017

Lessons Learned from Rural Collective Impact Efforts in Montana – Collective Impact Forum Virtual Coffee – March 2017

Collaborative Philanthropy Webinar Foundant Technologies February 2017 

Connecting the Dots: How to Strengthen Your Work Through Collective Impact  Grantee Workshop – United Way of Missoula County February 2017

Collective Impact in Montana – Prevention Resource Center Workshop January 2017

Collective Impact in Rural Communities Keynote Address & Workshop Leader, Bitterroot Symposium October 2016

State Government as a Backbone Panelist, FSG Champions of Change October 2016

Collective Impact – Lessons from Graduation Matters Montana, Keynote Address Greater Gallatin United Way October 2016 

Expanding Alliances Workshop Presenter, Montana Non-Profit Association September 2016