New National Community of Philanthropic Funders, Practitioners to Promote Expansion of Effective Social Programs
“The Exchange is intended to provide a common platform where foundations, philanthropists, nonprofits, intermediaries, government officials, philanthropic advisers, researchers and service providers can participate in a scaling social impact marketplace and, through this collaboration, enhance the quality and volume of evidence-based expansion initiatives,” Levine said. “Together, we can take a huge step forward toward solving persistent social problems and bringing benefits to millions.”
The Growth Philanthropy Network is developing a nonprofit growth-capital marketplace in which foundations, private donors and others can make well-researched investments to help top-performing nonprofits with proven solutions expand nationally. Its mission is to exponentially increase the positive social impact of best-in-class programs that improve the lives of children and families.??The Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy researches, analyzes, and promotes philanthropy that consistently produces high impact. Its mission is to help philanthropy achieve broader and deeper impacts in solving problems facing the social sector and the wider civic community.??The Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at The Fuqua School of Business at Duke University promotes the entrepreneurial pursuit of social impact through the thoughtful adaptation of business expertise.??The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation seeks to improve the health and health care of all Americans. Its efforts focus on improving both the health of everyone in America and their health care—how it’s delivered, how it’s paid for, and how well it does for patients and their families.