Today’s challenges require diverse models and tools to drive change.
Philanthropy, entrepreneurship, impact investing, and advocacy cannot be siloed if we are to actually solve today’s challenges. We push the boundaries with every dollar and idea, looking for ways to compound impact using every tool at our disposal. For decades, we’ve been innovating in how we invest for impact, looking across sectors, asset classes, and investment types for social and environmental impact.
$235.5M for social change
Grant totals in 2017 by issue area:
$51M Equality and Human Rights
$50.5M Quality Education
$19M Economic Development
$97M Healthy Individuals and Communities
$18M Sustainable Environment
Working with Tides allows us to keep our attention where it should be — on the long-term moving of hearts, minds, and policy for lasting change and greater opportunity — and gives us the support to take bold steps forward, whether into a new and larger office or through an ambitious new strategy we want to explore. Their support and advice is crucial to our efficiency and effectiveness.Jessica Wells-Hasan Director of Development, The Opportunity Agenda