· This article explores how reflective grantmaking can lead to enduring changes in the communities that foundations serve.
· The Health Foundation of Greater Cincinnati's approach to evaluating and improving the sustainability of grant-funded projects is reviewed as an example.
· Their grantmaking framework includes policy and advocacy work, evaluation support, communications support, and technical assistance in addition to traditional funding of projects.
· This framework promotes sustainability of the funded work.
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McCracken, A. L., & Firesheets, K. (2010). Sustainability Is Made, Not Born: Enhancing Program Sustainability Through Reflective Grantmaking. The Foundation Review, 2(2). https://doi.org/10.4087/FOUNDATIONREVIEW-D-10-00012