Criteria for participating foundations

  • Committed to using the “opportunity gap” as a framework for action as part of their strategic direction
  • Positioned in their community to influence and drive meaningful collective action and change
  • Open to learning and sharing with others
  • Open to considering collective advocacy work at the state and/or federal levels
  • Willingness to contribute financially – minimum suggested contribution for community foundations and other place-based funders:
    • Foundations with assets of $1B+: $10,000 per year for two years
    • Assets of $500mm – $1B: $5,000 per year for two years
    • Assets of $100mm – $500mm: $2,500 per year for two years
    • Assets under $100mm: $1,000 per year for two years