Tides Overview Materials
Tides is a philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice. Tides works at the nexus of funders, changemakers, and policy, with extensive impact solutions including philanthropic giving and grantmaking, impact investing, fiscal sponsorship for social ventures, collaborative workspaces, and policy initiatives. Our extensive tools and know-how give our partners the freedom to hit the ground running and drive change faster than they can on their own.
Tides is a philanthropic partner and nonprofit accelerator dedicated to building a world of shared prosperity and social justice. Tides works at the nexus of funders, changemakers, and policy to solve society’s toughest problems: equality and human rights; sustainable environment; healthy individuals and communities; and quality education.
Tides’ impact solutions include philanthropic giving and grantmaking, impact investing, fiscal sponsorship for social ventures, collaborative workspaces, and policy initiatives. Our extensive tools and know-how give our partners the freedom to hit the ground running and drive change faster than they can on their own.
Tides Mission Statement
Tides accelerates the pace of social change, working with innovative partners to solve society’s toughest problems.
Our logo must be used in color unless you have prior approval. If you require a one-color logo for black & white or single color printing, please contact [email protected] for approval and files.
Tides Brand Guidelines
Instructions (pdf) on how to display our logo, and codes for our primary and secondary colors.
How to Refer to Tides
If speaking about general activities of and programs by the organization, use “Tides.” If speaking of a contractual relationship, refer to the specific entity (Tides Foundation, Tides Center, Tides Network, etc.). Tides is not an acronym and should not be capitalized.
Enlisting Tides to Help Share Your News
Please notify us if we can help you spread your news through our many communication channels. We’re particularly interested in stories and photos that demonstrate how your work is making a difference. Contact [email protected].
Sharing Your Photographs With Tides
We invite you to share high-quality photos with Tides. Please provide caption information with the photo including name of organization, date, location and photo credit. If appropriate, we will use partner photos proudly on our website, through our social media channels and in our publications. Please send images and captions to [email protected].
Projects and Social Ventures
If you are fiscally sponsored by Tides, you are required to include language on your website and materials indicating the relationship. Here is some suggested language to include in the footer of your website. If you would like to include our logo, please do so. If you would like to include additional information about your partnership with Tides, please work with your advisor.
[Org Name] is a proud project of Tides Center.
[Org Name] is a social venture fiscally sponsored by Tides Center.
[Org Name] is one of 150 organizations accelerated by Tides Center.
We do not require grantees to recognize Tides Foundation for its grant support. However, if your organization chooses to do so in a press release, brochure, or another way, you may use the logo and boilerplate language above. For any mention of Tides in a press release that goes beyond our logo and boilerplate language, please notify [email protected] for quick approval.
Re-using Tides content
We regularly publish blogs, stories, photos, reports and other digital content. If you would like to republish or request Tides content, please notify [email protected] Feel free to share and link to Tides content via social media.