what is important to us
WE LOVE BIG IDEAS AND WE SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF
→ We support ambitious ideas with strong potential of achieving outsized results and scale those with demonstrated effectiveness that can be sustained.
Highly effective leaders
→ We believe in the transformative power of high-quality leadership – leaders and teams with a growth mindset who are committed to excellence and impact.
Research-based innovation and decision making
→ We use research and evidence to develop deep understanding of an issue area and anchor the work on data and findings.
Implementation for continuous improvement and quality results
→ While there has been no shortage of good ideas, high-quality implementation and ongoing accountability for results are key to success hence we support strategy and implementation.
Measurement and evaluation
→ Impact is the goal. We invest in initiatives where outputs and outcomes are measured and data is used to achieve continual improvement and results.
Long term partnership and support
→ We are active partners, staffed to provide grantees with strategic support. We work side-by- side to develop detailed strategy and implementation plans when needed and provide ongoing advice and problem solving support.
→ We take calculated risks, fail forward and embrace continuous improvement.