This section of the guide offers funder and foundation resources for determining mission and vision fit, integrating strategies, developing partnerships, and evaluating results.

Incorporating Whole Family into Strategic Planning

Questions and considerations that can expand your thinking and analysis for strategic planning, and ultimately improve your outcomes.

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Is Whole Family a Fit for Your Foundation?

Three board/staff exercises to help identify if and how incorporating and investing in Whole Family strategies will further your foundation’s vision and mission.

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Options for Incorporating Whole Family into Your Strategy

A range of strategies—pilots, programs, intermediary role, policy – and mechanisms for investing—are included here.

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Developing Cross-Sector Partnerships

A set of resources offering how to develop partnerships from a range of sectors and thought leaders.

Assessment and Evaluation Tools

A set of resources and tools providing guidance on how to identify family outcomes; build partnerships to collect data; and package results of Whole Family approaches.

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