This article provides a self-evaluation tool to assess the performance or utility of your "existing and forming" collaborative groups. You can find two main sections on this page: a short literature review on collaboration and the collaboration checklist (with its terms being defined and guidelines for interpreting your results). You might want to print the checklist section and distribute it to other collaborators.
Building Culturally Competent Organizations is an online guide "providing practical, step-by-step guidance in community-building skills" regarding "cultural competence in a multicultural world." This guide is only one among the multiple ones available on the Community Tool Box website concerning many different aspects of communities/organizational management. While it is addressed to a large public, community leaders or aspiring ones will find the website particularly useful.