· This article discusses how a better “map” can develop strategic focus and alignment, increasing the potential for results.
· Program development and evaluation are best done hand in hand.
· In complex systems, co-construction has huge yield. It promotes accuracy, comprehensiveness, and utility.
· Grantmakers can provide more than funding; they can identify and use new tools, processes, and resources with multiple stakeholders for effectiveness.
· Alignment and integration are powerful principles inside and outside organizations as well as across sectors in pursuit of social change.
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