Capacity Building and Technical Assistance

Board Building Initiatives

To address a need for younger, next-generation board members among its grantees and other nonprofits that serve youth, the foundation began seeking models for sustainable, high-impact fellowship programs with the potential to increase in scale over time. VCG-Governance Matters, the Taproot Foundation, and the Tipping Point Foundation were selected to undertake these projects, serving New York City and San Francisco Bay Area youth-focused nonprofits. VCG, Taproot, and Tipping Point implemented programs to identify, train, and place qualified and engaged younger professionals on nonprofit boards. The foundation provided these organizations with the following support in 2016: