September 9, 2016

Rethink Capitalization

All transformative scale strategies require thinking differently about capital. To help grantees solve the problem, grantmakers need to fund overhead and infrastructure, make risk capital available, and provide an entirely different magnitude of both growth capital and ongoing revenue.

The Road to Scale Runs Through Improved Donor Strategies
Charles MacCormack
To achieve impact at transformative scale, donors need to fund field-building activities and shift to long-term investments that are coordinated with other stakeholders.

When the Rhythm Changes, So Must the Dance
Molly Melching, Tostan
The Generational Change in Three Years campaign has created a new holistic funding model to coordinate Tostan's work in 1,000 communities and six countries.

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