Our Services

Supporting Your Giving Every Step of the Way

Identifying Giving Opportunities and Developing Grantmaking Strategies

Where and how to make a difference

What we do

  • Research and briefings to understand and identify funding opportunities 
  • Developing giving strategies, including creating theories
    of change and grantmaking approaches 
     
  • Issue-specific/sector analyses and baseline studies  
  • Philanthropy sector trend analyses  

Mobilizing Philanthropic Capital

Where to find peer donors with whom to invest

What we do

  • Research and analysis of funding landscape for a given sector 
  • Donor prospecting and network mapping 
  • Tailored donor communications including grantee reporting  
  • Donor relations and stewardship services including learning experiences, referrals and connections, and maintaining relationship management systems  

Mobilizing Philanthropic Capital

Where to find peer donors with whom to invest

What we do

  • Research and analysis of funding landscape for a given sector 
  • Donor prospecting and network mapping 
  • Tailored donor communications including grantee reporting  
  • Donor relations and stewardship services including learning experiences, referrals and connections, and maintaining relationship management systems  

Incubating Donor Collaboratives

​WHAT WE DO

  • Bringing donors together to articulate a shared vision and setting up a giving vehicle 
  • Developing a theory of change and grantmaking approach that meets the needs of the collective 
  • Creating a governance system to define roles and decision-making 
  • Fund donor management including financials and reporting 

Designing and Delivering Programs (U.S. & International)

Putting philanthropic capital to work in the real world

WHAT WE DO

  • Social sector program design and delivery at the local and national level 
  • Open and closed calls for proposals and grantee selection support (grantee identification, due diligence, and selection)  
  • Full grantmaking support functions, including grant agreement development and disbursement of funds  
  • Capacity building support for grantees  
  • Grantee monitoring, evaluation, and reporting  
  • Staff site visits, client learning trips, grantee/project storytelling 

Designing and Delivering Programs (U.S. & International)

Putting philanthropic capital to work in the real world

WHAT WE DO

  • Social sector program design and delivery at the local and national level 
  • Open and closed calls for proposals and grantee selection support (grantee identification, due diligence, and selection)  
  • Full grantmaking support functions, including grant agreement development and disbursement of funds  
  • Capacity building support for grantees  
  • Grantee monitoring, evaluation, and reporting  
  • Staff site visits, client learning trips, grantee/project storytelling