Strategic Financing Toolkit for Tested, Effective Programs


By the Annie E. Casey Foundation

October 14, 2016


This toolkit outlines a five-step strategic finance planning process geared toward supporting programs that serve children and families. It aims to help public and community leaders work together to examine what they want to finance, how their current investments align with their financing goals, and which strategies can help them achieve these goals.   

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Key Takeaway

Strategic finance planning matters — and here's why

Strategic finance planning is critical to the success of cross-sector collaborations that aim to help kids. This planning ensures that current funding is being used effectively. It also reinforces commitments to shared outcomes, builds trust among partners, and clarifies roles and responsibilities for finding funding.

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