In the current six geographies, the funds supporting sustained collaboration have been initiated by a group of committed funders in response to identified need in their communities. Hence, funders have been critical catalysts to these collaboration funds.
Tools and Templates
Case Statement and Timeline
This template, complete with a timeline for the pre-launch period, can be used by funders looking to form a new local initiative.
These questions can help guide funders in laying the infrastructure for a new local initiative.
Sample Position Description – Initiative Manager
This is a sample position description used for the identification and hiring of a local initiative manager.
Sample Press Release – Launch of Local Fund
This is a sample press release, circulated to announce the launch of a new local initiative.
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