The Tides Approach
We are a tenacious partner for bringing bold ideas to life.
Working at the nexus of an unrivaled network of funders and changemakers, we cross boundaries, embrace risk, and leverage every tool at our disposal to drive social change.
Solving today's challenges requires flexibility and a diversity of approaches. Tides' comprehensive and scalable solutions adapt to your impact goals.
For Social Change Leaders
If you're working on the front lines of social justice, you need infrastructure and expertise to bring your vision to life.
If you're a forward-thinking foundation, you need expertise and support to help you expand your programmatic capacity, collaborate effectively, and amplify the impact of your grantmaking.
For Individual Donors
If you're a visionary philanthropist, you need a bold, values-aligned thought partner and collaborator to translate ideas into impact.
Our partners advance innovative solutions, improve lives, and drive lasting social impact.View all Stories
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy
Because EPIP works both locally and nationally, it leans on Tides to provide customized tools for the unique needs of individual chapters, as well as for the network at large. From galvanizing new partners to increasing the visibility of the network, Tides is there to help with every consideration along EPIP’s path.
With a ton of heart that they call Radical Hospitality, Lava Mae creates human contact and acknowledgement for those who often feel invisible - and they do so with creativity and optimism. Their work exemplifies the kind of partnership that Tides seeks out: innovative, collaborative, and deeply committed.
Equality Without Borders Fund
In 2016, EWB formally came together in order to advance LGBTI equality, including relationship recognition, decriminalization, nondiscrimination, and gender identity protections. They started a conversation with Tides about how to offer support in a way that was streamlined for them and straightforward for grantees.
For over 30 years, CREDO and the Tides Foundation have partnered to support nonprofit organizations fighting for vital causes, including women's rights, economic justice, gender equality, and a clean, sustainable environment. Together, we're pushing the progressive movement forward.Ray Morris CEO, CREDO Mobile