Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Atlantic Seeks To Sustain Gains From Past Work As Grantmaking Nears Conclusion
As Atlantic Philanthropies moves closer to completing all its grantmaking by 2016, it is taking steps "to effectively realise and sustain gains in the core issues and fields that we and our grantees have seeded and cultivated over time," says Christopher G. Oechsli, president and CEO.
He adds, "To this end, Atlantic’s final grants will draw on several of the issues, themes and most effective approaches we have applied across our geographies and will be directed at initiatives and organisations that are at, or building towards, a tipping point – where access to opportunity and creating equity is achievable, especially for those who are vulnerable and face unfair obstacles."
Earlier this week, Atlantic also released the fourth in a series of reports about its concluding years. Harvest Time for The Atlantic Philanthropies - 2012-2013: Decline & Rise, by Tony Proscio of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University, covers late 2012 through the end of 2013, some three to four years before Atlantic expects to make its final commitments...