Foundations are increasingly turning towards policy and systems change investments, recognizing that change at the local, state, and federal level in policy achieves change at scale for families.  This section offers a range of resources to support foundations to build policy knowledge and identify strategies for whole family work.

Checklist for Policy Investments

An important way to assess how policy investments – and the technical assistance that support the success of those investments – are made is through a two-generation (2Gen), whole family lens.

Federal Systems Resources

Toolkits, guidance, and related resources from the federal government from the past ten years.

Whole Family Policy Options

This page offers a range of policy options that support a whole family approach, primarily through state policy changes.

Capacity Building Strategies

This page provides resources for capacity building strategies in policy.