Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors Notes Ways Foundations Can Step Up to Scale Solutions for the Sustainable Development Goals
Many discussions about scale often focus on what NGOs or social entrepreneurs should do. But this week a group of foundations turned the lens on themselves to see what they can do to accelerate the scale of solutions to critical problems and make progress on the Sustainable Development Goals.
Foundations talk about wanting to help catalyze systems change and scale solutions, but too often their structures, the way they fund, and their relationship with grantees make those goals a challenge.
A new report released this week, Scaling Solutions Toward Shifting Systems, based on interviews with leading NGOs and grantmakers, seeks to offer some concrete recommendations and catalyze a conversation about how to change the industry with an eye toward scale. . .