Combine resources to make a greater impact
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Join the community of partners
People involved in this program will help to identify opportunities for new partnerships, co-invest in underserved communities, and develop innovative solutions for greater impact.
The Partnerships and Social innovation program will do the following:
Community engagement is a crucial part of this program. To meaningfully engage communities, the program will center ongoing communication, trust-building and collaboration.
Identify opportunities and design solutions
The program will work with community members and stakeholders to identify issues and priorities where community investment can have the greatest impact. Solutions will be co-designed with communities and partners.
Public-private partnerships have the most transformative effect when each entity brings their own strengths. Partners will collaborate on the development of shared goals for collective investment. This includes working with diverse cross-sector organizations to identify and explore mutual interests and opportunities for partnership.
Project funding is designed to be a collaborative co-investment from public, philanthropic and private sources. The program will support projects that can make meaningful progress towards advancing racial equity and building a vibrant community where everyone’s needs are easily accessible.