Think Smart. Act Bold.
We invest in ideas and organizations that spark and sustain early success in children and systemic change in our communities.
From our President, Nancy Rauch Douzinas
- Seeding the Ground for Tri-Sector Alliances Before the Crisis Hits
- Why And How Investing In “Community Builders” Can Put Us On A Path To Healing
- Sparking Cross-Sector Collaboration for COVID Recovery: How a Family Foundation Catalyzed Local Investment
Thought Leadership Our research and other findings inform public discussion and advance regional priorities, pointing the way to a more vibrant and equitable future.
Minding the Gaps: How one doctor-led nonprofit is strengthening the safety net for Long Island children 2018 Long Island Index Final Report Long Island Index Maps Long Island Index Historical Maps Investing in America’s Youngest Citizens Breaking Through: How Smart Partnerships Modernized America’s Busiest Railroad Merger: The Story of Five Baltimore Watershed Organizations that Became One Launched: The First Three Years of Blue Water Baltimore