2020 has been a challenging year and also one we are proud of at Third Sector. Learn more about our reflections and updates to our racial equity commitments in our end of year letter to our community.
Doing More with LessLessons from Listening Social Service Agencies’ Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Governments are struggling to do more with less–that’s the key message we took away from our conversations with leaders in social service agencies across the country.
Third Sector Capital Partners (Third Sector), a consultancy collaborating with government agencies to develop innovative contracts that align policy, dollars, data, and services around improved social outcomes, has been awarded $500,000 by ECMC Foundation to support on-going efforts in Colorado and Ohio to increase college enrollment and graduation rates for specific student populations and to expand these efforts to other states.
The COVID-19 crisis has accelerated the growing movement for stronger partnerships between philanthropy and government, with increasing calls for philanthropy to invest in training government employees and leaders who are in critical positions, help governments identify and attract top talent, and support the creation or expansion of positions that fill specific skill gaps. The critical question for government agencies and foundations seeking to implement this strategy is how to put it into practice.