advancing a more networked, collaborative, and comprehensive approach to transforming lives and communities


Experts in the power of CONNECT

The Need...

Communities, across the country, struggle to "move the needle" on complex challenges — including poverty, hunger, health disparities, and more.

Successfully addressing these challenges requires innovative use of new capacity-building tools such as care networking technology, cross-sector collaboration, and collective community impact.

Also needed, are skilled craftsmen (technical advisors) with expert knowledge and practical experience. Those who can show community stakeholders how to use these tools to transform lives and their community. We can help.

Community Impact Specialist

We can help you develop a strategic plan that will
transform lives and your community.

Our innovative team of Community Impact Specialists can show you how to...

  • Maximize the collective caring power of your community.
  • Increase communication and cooperation among all helping agencies, across your community.
  • Build a resourceful Care Network and a cross-sector Care Collaborative.
  • Find, align, and collectively mobilize your local resources in more powerful and productive ways.
  • Advance a more community-focused and comprehensive approach to transforming people's lives.
There are no limits to what a community can do...if it wants to.
George McLean
Visionary leader and Innovator — The Tupelo Miracle (Tupelo, Mississippi)

Community Impact Specialists

CIS Trainer
Simon Solutions
Florence, AL
Director of Integrated Community Systems
Trident United Way
Charleston, SC
CIS Trainer
Simon Solutions
Florence, AL

Our mission is to mobilize a large host of community impact specialists. They will equip community stakeholders, across the country, with hope and practical insight as how to "move the needle" on poverty, hunger, health disparities, and more.


Collective Community Impact


Increased connectivity among diverse helping agencies that drives the development of community partnerships and collective action.


A warm and friendly context where caregivers can share best practices and learn how to work together more efficiently and effectively.


A new community culture that supports innovation, broader civic engagement, and creation of collaborative and lasting solutions.

Community Impact Specialist (CIS) Training Program

CIS training is available to those who truly care about community — it's people, potential, and possibilities. All training happens via online video presentations, live webinars, and phone consultation.

Upon completion of the training program, participants become a certified Community Impact Specialist with Simon Solutions. For more information, contact Mike Simon at or call 256-764-0633.

Increased connectivity can maximize the collective caring power of your community.