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Common Cents

Host type:
Nonprofit Organization

Key contact:

Name: Chris Baez
Phone: 212-579-0579


Website: http://www.commoncents.org/

What are the desired outcomes of the program?

A new generation of caring and capable young people by enabling them to strengthen their communities through philanthropy and service learning.


Does the program serve a specific population?

Yes : Young people between the ages of four and twenty-four


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?
Transformational Leadership
What leadership devlopment approaches does the program support\utilize?
Collaborative/collective
What is the focus of the program?
What are the core components of the program? What leadership capacities does the program cultivate?
Collaborative Leadership
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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