Do I have the right strategy, and are we deploying our resources effectively?
What are my options for growth that will allow me to serve many more people equitably?
Do I have a funding approach for sustainable growth?
Are the right leadership structures in place to support my strategy and equity goals?
Am I evaluating programs to ensure they are sustainable and contribute to our mission?
Are we best organized to work with the affiliates and members of our network to maximize results?
In the spirit of holding ourselves accountable, we apply a racial equity lens in our advisory work. The additional steps we take include the following:
“Bridgespan has been a critical partner for 15 years, helping the Harlem Children’s Zone turn ideas into innovative programs to help thousands of children and families. Much of what we have done has been without precedent; Bridgespan was invaluable in helping us move through uncharted territory. Through their thoughtful counsel, we rolled out initiatives that are now models for organizations across the country.”
“Bridgespan has a deep understanding of large, federated networks that is unparalleled in the sector and a unique perspective on moving from aspiration to implementation. We greatly value Bridgespan’s guidance and thought leadership in support of the Y’s ongoing work to solve some of our country’s greatest social challenges.”
Kevin Washington, CEO and President, YMCA of the USA
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