The Heckscher Foundation provides support for organizations to meet challenges of infrastructure, board issues and strategic direction through partnerships with expert consultants specializing in helping high-potential organizations improve the services they provide to children in need. Capacity building and technical assistance includes hands-on support where needed, working with a variety of stakeholders for collaboration and exploring the complex needs of organizations seeking to move beyond the seed phase to fully scaled programming and infrastructure.
Positive indicators of an organization’s increase in impact to become more effective, efficient and stable may include:
- Growth and leadership strategies
- Establishment of coalitions or alliances
- Creation of evaluation strategies and outcome tracking
- Improved fiscal management and financial analysis