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Families and Children

Family & Children's Service

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Joan Vanhala
Phone: (612) 728-2079
joan.vanhala@famchildserv.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : The target population for both programs is low income people, people of color, and/or new immigrants living in the metro area of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Collaborative Leadership
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Ashoka

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (703) 527-8300
info@ashoka.org

Website: http://www.ashoka.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Ashoka's U.S./Canada program will focus on social entrepreneurs with new ideas who are just beginning to launch their enterprises and who meet the following selection criteria: 1. A new idea; 2. Creativity; 3. Entrepreneurial spirit and temperament; 4. An idea with the potential for nation-wide impact; and 5. Strong ethical fiber.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Systems Leadership
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Entrepreneurial
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Center for Excellence in Nonprofits

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Molly
Phone: (408) 294-2300
molly@cen.org

Website: http://www.cen.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Primary population: non-profit leaders in Silicon Valley. Will soon be adding distance programs available to a wider community.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Coro Northern California

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (415) 986-0521


Website: http://www.coro.org/site/c.geJNIUOzErH/b.2083541/k.ED76/CORO_Home.htm

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : For the Exploring Leadership program, eligible participants must be completing their sophomore or junior year of high school. Because Exploring Leadership is a full time, students who must attend summer school are not eligible. The program is offered in San Francisco and the East Bay. The other programs offered by Coro Northern California are open to diverse people of equally diverse experiences, goals and perspectives.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

California Wellness Foundation

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: Mike
Phone: (818) 593-6600
mike@tcwf.org

Website: http://www.calwellness.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Health professionals, nonprofit staff, and community leaders.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Other:
Community Leadership
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Advocacy Institute - Leadership for a Changing World

Host type:
Foundation/Funders

Key contact:

Name: Information
Phone: (202) 777-7560


What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Leaders largely unrecognized outside of their field or community but who, if recognized, would inspire many more people. Nominees must also be U.S. residents working on domestic policy issues


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Recognition or awards
Other:
Community Leadership
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Open Society Institute (OSI) Community Fellowships Program

Host type: Not applicable

Key contact:

Name: P. King
Phone: (410) 234-1091
pking@sorosny.org

What are the desired outcomes of the program?


Does the program serve a specific population?

No
What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
Other:
Not specified
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Recognition or awards
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Other:
Not specified
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Echoing Green Foundation Public Service Fellowship

Host type:
Foundation/Funders

Key contact:

Name:
Phone: 212-689-1165
general@echoinggreen.org

Website: http://www.echoinggreen.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

Innovative and sustainable approaches to social change.


Does the program serve a specific population?

No
What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.

Annie E. Casey Foundation

Address:
701 St. Paul Street

Baltimore, MD 21202

Phone: 410-547-6600
Fax: 410-547-6624
Website: http://www.aecf.org
Regions Funded:
Leadership Development Support Offered:

Mission Statement and Connection to Leadership Development:

The Foundation and its partners are working to build a field well resourced with leaders capable of creating better futures for disadvantaged children and families.

Description of Relationship with/Involvement in Leadership Development Work:

We do this work by identifying emerging leaders and improving the skills of managers who can oversee cutting-edge organizations, implement complex system reforms, and lead struggling community-based groups. Our contribution to building a field of leaders seeks to:

  • Supply major systems reform and community change efforts with qualified and capable leaders knowledgable in what works to improve outcomes for children and families.
  • Strengthen the leadership, organizational capacity, and financial sustainability of public and nonprofit grantees whose work is essential to the Foundation’s mission.
  • Support parents and residents across communities as they learn skills and take up leadership roles in the Foundation’s major initiatives.

Organizational Profile Part II

Leadership Development Funding Focus Area:
Leadership Development Theories Supported: Field Capacities Developed by Program:

Annie E. Casey Foundation Children and Family Fellowship

Host Organization: Annie E. Casey Foundation
Host type:
Foundation/Funders

Key contact:

Name: Barbara Squires
Phone: 410-223-2938
bsquires@aecf.org

Website: http://www.aecf.org/fellowship.aspx

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

To increase the pool of leaders with the vision and ability to frame and sustain major system reforms and community capacity-building initiatives that benefit large numbers of children and families. To do so, the program aims to broaden the visions, expand the knowledge, enhance the leadership capacities, enlarge the networks, and increase the confidence of its Fellows.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : The Fellowship seeks people who are committed to helping low-income families succeed in their roles as parents, members of communities, and productive participants in the workforce and economy. We seek people who are committed to achieving better outcomes for children, families, and communities. We seek talented, accomplished, and ambitious professionals from across the country who want to strengthen public and nonprofit systems in ways that make them more reliable, equitable, effective, and efficient. We seek people who strive for excellence, who want to accelerate their professional and personal development, and who want to amplify their impact and make a greater difference.


What are key assumptions about leadership and how to support and develop leadership embedded in the program?


What leadership development theories does the program support?
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Does the initiative have a "theory of change" or a "program logic model"? (will link to definition nodes on dev server)
No.
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