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US: Three Ways Funders Can Change Systems And Drive Impact (Commentary)
Forbes – October 31, 2017
Changing systems in our society is complex, difficult and overwhelming work that is practically impossible for a foundation to achieve on its own. There are a number of examples of movements that are pushing for systems change in various aspects of our society, including: The foster care system, which in recent years has seen the national conversation shift to reflect a growing interest in revamping the nation’s child welfare system to focus more on prevention and less on out-of-home placement. Casey Family Programs has been a lead funder in this effort.