Strategic Financing Toolkit for Tested, Effective Programs


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.   This process and toolkit were developed to support Evidence2Success, an Annie E. Casey Foundation initiative meant to help leaders identify the resources that they need to start up, scale and sustain evidence-based programs that produce positive results for children and families.

October 14, 2016

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A new Casey Foundation video highlights the use of data walks as a results-based leadership tool that can build stakeholder relationships and assess data while accelerating the process to improve outcomes for families and children.

October 3, 2016

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Five Questions with Casey: Donna Stark Reflects on Two Decades of Leadership Development Work

Senior Leadership Fellow Donna Stark’s career has long focused on building a culture of results. In more than two decades at Casey, she’s steered both system reform and community change efforts and helped social sector leaders improve the odds for vulnerable kids. In this Five Questions edition, Stark discusses Casey’s results-based framework and shares how the Foundation’s leadership development work has changed through time.

March 9, 2016

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