An engaged philanthropic sector is vital to achieving economic inclusion and promoting opportunity for residents of disinvested communities, particularly as governments assume a smaller role and multi-sector partnerships gain currency. Maximizing social capital and building effective organizations is particularly crucial in areas that lack substantial development infrastructure.
Kingslow Associates provides services to foundations, grantees, intermediary organizations, and support institutions that are designed to improve both programs and operations. In addition to offering technical expertise in the areas of community economic development, workforce development, and food systems, we help funders and grantees: develop strategic frameworks to implement program improvement and system change; build organizational capacity to work across diverse partnerships and in dynamic environments; and devise evaluation and knowledge management tools to create a culture of learning and innovation.
Our work in this area is organized along two tracks.