Recent IMPACT Strategies clients include:
TX and CA-Based Family Foundation
IMPACT Strategies, in collaboration with SEC With Intention, supported a family foundation with deep roots in both Texas and California to define its philanthropic priorities and develop its first strategic plan. In addition to crafting the strategy for the foundation, we provided support and guidance on the foundation structure, governance, and processes.
San Diego-based Family Foundation
IMPACT Strategies provided a San Diego-based family foundation with succession planning support and guidance to best engage multi-generations in giving. The effort included aligning on a family giving vision that knits together the passions of the family as well as a reimagined family foundation structure that provides opportunity for multiple generations to engage, including with a Junior Board.
IMPACT Strategies, in collaboration with FSG, developed Illumina’s first comprehensive corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategy. The process included deep engagement with Illumina executives across functions, including the CEO and CFO, among others. Illumina has fully implemented the strategy with 3 focus areas: Accelerating Patient Access, Empowering Our Community, and Protecting Our Environment.
IMPACT Strategies, in collaboration with SmarterGive, provided strategic support to the TJX Foundation as it considered how to increase its impact and efficiency with its grantmaking. Historically, TJX took a hyper-local approach and we articulated a case for its board to move to a more centralized grantmaking strategy as well as researched and proposed potential partners in each of its strategic giving pillars.
IMPACT Strategies partnered with Genentech to develop an impact measurement framework and system for its corporate giving. The framework clarifies the corporation’s goals for its giving and defines metrics to further understand its impact in society.
Rady Children’s Hospital engaged IMPACT Strategies to reflect on its current corporate relationships and develop a more robust approach to engaging corporations as donors and partners.
IMPACT Strategies assessed the foundation’s 15-year old Center for Nonprofit Excellence (CNE) in order to understand what impact the CNE has had to date and consider any refinements to the programs moving forward.
IMPACT Strategies provides ongoing support to the trust by managing existing grantee relationships, vetting grant proposals, planning for and facilitating trustee meetings, and seeking new grant opportunities.
IMPACT Strategies developed a 5 year business and strategic plan for the nonprofit allowing it to more successfully seek foundation funding.
While at the mission-driven consulting firm, FSG, Amanda worked with clients across foundations, corporations, and nonprofits, such as: