Deepen Your Foundation’s Capacity for Equity, Innovation, and Continuous Learning

Catalyst:Ed can help you access the equity-oriented expertise, insights, and additional capacity you need to transform your priorities and practices to meet the needs of your communities, better support your grantees, and adapt to a rapidly evolving landscape. We do this by connecting you to vetted experts and technical assistance providers for individualized support and guidance and by fostering peer-learning opportunities.

One Network, Many Ways to Engage

With a highly diverse network of over 800 expert consultants, coaches, and technical assistance providers and deep knowledge of equity-oriented capacity-building and organizational learning, we help grantmakers access and leverage the right expertise for a range of needs more reliably, equitably, and easily.

  • Leading critical initiatives

    Examples include conducting landscape studies, designing initiatives, facilitating communities of practice, or evaluating programs.

  • Facilitating or presenting sessions

    Identify facilitators and subject matter experts who can add deep value to your convenings and meetings

  • Insights and thought leadership

    Connect with thought leaders on specific questions or challenges through office hours and advisory calls.

  • Individualized coaching

    Work with on equity and leadership coaches through longer-term coaching engagements

The Catalyst:Ed Difference

  • Broad provider network: Our diverse network of 800+ vetted providers includes nationally known organizations and research entities, as well as leaders and subject matter experts with deep knowledge of issues and communities and experiences with philanthropy.
  • Trusted advisors: Our team has decades of experience working with and supporting philanthropies, and brings deep expertise in equity-oriented capacity-building and continuous learning.
  • Equity focus: We have a diverse team and an equity-oriented approach to capacity-building that is reflected across all our work.
  • Structured and streamlined process: Our signature matching process and platform make it easy for you to identify and connect with the right expertise and perspectives for your needs and contexts.

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