FTEH Blog: Homelessness Ends Here
12/17/12 Author: admin
by David Wertheimer, Funders Together and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Before we bid farewell to 2012, all of us at Funders Together wanted to pause for a moment to share with you the highlights of what has been an extraordinarily productive year of activity for our small but mighty staff and our dedicated board.
12/12/12 Author: admin
by Anne Miskey, Funders Together
Recently, I heard someone say that what our communities need is not a safety net – which has holes that lets many fall through while trapping others in the net – but a safety trampoline, which would catch everyone and bounce them back up to health and stability. Philanthropy can play a critical role in creating and supporting this trampoline – this system that bounces people back up into permanent, stable housing.
12/03/12 Author: admin
By Iain De Jong, OrgCode Consulting, Inc.
How can funders drive the change agenda forward? How do we align funding objectives so that on a system-wide basis there is a united front to invest in change and spend on impact? The role for funders is a big one.