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We fund organizations and projects which disrupt our current behavioral health space and create impact at the individual, organizational, and societal levels.

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Our participatory grantmaking alters the traditional process of philanthropic giving by empowering service providers and community-based organizations to define the strategy around a specific issue area or population.

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We provide funds at below-market interest rates that can be particularly useful to start, grow, or sustain a program, or when results cannot be achieved with grant dollars alone.

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Tia Burroughs Clayton, MSS
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Alyson Ferguson, MPH
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Samantha Matlin, PhD
Vice President of Learning & Community Impact

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Caitlin O'Brien, MPH
Director of Learning & Community Impact

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Joy Ogbonnaya, MA
Operations Coordinator

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Our staff provides a variety of technical assistance and consulting services to our grantees and partners. The Foundation staff share their experience and expertise to help build capacity within organizations, so the organization can better meet their goals and deliver on their mission.

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RISE Partnership

Readiness, Implementation, and Sustainability for Effectiveness (RISE) is a three-year learning program that helps non-profit organizations strengthen their impact.

Overview

The RISE Partnership is an effort to strengthen the effectiveness of nonprofit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region through a range of services and supports. These include: training and support to build Readiness for measuring and driving program outcomes; Implementation of an intensive program of internal evaluation capacity building, and support for an alumni learning community to Sustain and extend gains achieved. The overall objective of these services and supports is increased organizational Effectiveness and improved outcomes for participants. Participating organizations sharpen their thinking about program activities and outcomes, and improve their capacity to collect, understand, and use data for ongoing improvement and learning to achieve stronger results.

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The RISE Partnership is based on the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s PropelNext program and The Scattergood Foundation’s Building Evaluation Capacity Initiative (BECI), which was developed and implemented in partnership with The Consultation Center at Yale.

 

RISE Components

Readiness

The readiness component provides introductory knowledge and skill building for organizations in key concepts, tools, and resources for internal evaluation capacity building and performance management.
Target organizations: All Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area nonprofits

Number of organizations reached: 50 organizations over three years (15-20 organizations/year)

Key supports: Up to 12 hours of group training, participation in an online learning community, and up to two hours of individual consultation over nine months. Individual consultation may include tailored resources to organizations ready to continue learning skill development outside of RISE.

For more Information:

  • To learn more about the first RISE Partnership Readiness Cohort, click here.
  • To learn more about the second RISE Partnership Readiness Cohort, click here.
  • Questions? Download RISE Partnership Readiness Components FAQs.

Implementation

The implementation component is a two year cohort learning program that helps promising nonprofit organizations to amplify their impact on young people’s lives. Participating organizations will improve their capacity to collect, use, and apply data for ongoing improvement and learning to deliver even stronger results.

Target organizations: Youth-serving organizations with promising programs and strong leadership

Number of organizations reached: 15 organizations

Key supports: Consultation, training, technical assistance, coaching, and participation in an online learning community. All organizations that successfully complete this component will be invited into the sustainability component in year three and beyond.

For more information:

  • To learn more about the current RISE Partnership Implementation Cohort, click here.
  • Questions? Download the RISE Partnership Implementation FAQs.

Sustainability

The sustainability component helps nonprofit organizations sustain and advance internal evaluation capacity and supports a broad community of practice. This component also focuses on sharing and using lessons learned across organizations and stakeholders via an Alumni Learning Collaborative.

Target organizations: All former Building Evaluation Capacity Initiative (BECI) participants and organizations that complete the Readiness and Implementation components

Number of organizations reached: Over 50 organizations in year one, over 100 organizations by the end of year three

Key supports: Ongoing consultation, training, and support for organizations to continue to build individual and organizational capacity. Additional targeted services to a small subset of organizations that are ready to advance their practice further. Trainings and webinars will also be made available to individuals and organizations that have participated in other relevant evaluation and leadership capacity building programs in the region.

The readiness component provides introductory knowledge and skill building for organizations in key concepts, tools, and resources for internal evaluation capacity building and performance management.
Target organizations: All Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey area nonprofits

Number of organizations reached: 50 organizations over three years (15-20 organizations/year)

Key supports: Up to 12 hours of group training, participation in an online learning community, and up to two hours of individual consultation over nine months. Individual consultation may include tailored resources to organizations ready to continue learning skill development outside of RISE.

For more Information:

  • To learn more about the first RISE Partnership Readiness Cohort, click here.
  • To learn more about the second RISE Partnership Readiness Cohort, click here.
  • Questions? Download RISE Partnership Readiness Components FAQs.

The implementation component is a two year cohort learning program that helps promising nonprofit organizations to amplify their impact on young people’s lives. Participating organizations will improve their capacity to collect, use, and apply data for ongoing improvement and learning to deliver even stronger results.

Target organizations: Youth-serving organizations with promising programs and strong leadership

Number of organizations reached: 15 organizations

Key supports: Consultation, training, technical assistance, coaching, and participation in an online learning community. All organizations that successfully complete this component will be invited into the sustainability component in year three and beyond.

For more information:

  • To learn more about the current RISE Partnership Implementation Cohort, click here.
  • Questions? Download the RISE Partnership Implementation FAQs.

The sustainability component helps nonprofit organizations sustain and advance internal evaluation capacity and supports a broad community of practice. This component also focuses on sharing and using lessons learned across organizations and stakeholders via an Alumni Learning Collaborative.

Target organizations: All former Building Evaluation Capacity Initiative (BECI) participants and organizations that complete the Readiness and Implementation components

Number of organizations reached: Over 50 organizations in year one, over 100 organizations by the end of year three

Key supports: Ongoing consultation, training, and support for organizations to continue to build individual and organizational capacity. Additional targeted services to a small subset of organizations that are ready to advance their practice further. Trainings and webinars will also be made available to individuals and organizations that have participated in other relevant evaluation and leadership capacity building programs in the region.

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