Partners & Initiatives
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Strengthening minority-led arts and cultural heritage nonprofits
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Supporting NFF’s State of the Sector survey and Outcomes campaign
Catalyst Fund for Nonprofits
A multi-partner collaboration exploring mergers & partnerships among Boston-area nonprofits
Dignity and NFF partner on impact investments that help to address the social determinants of health, because community health encompasses non-medical needs, too.
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Together driving dialogue about how orienting toward outcomes could revolutionize progress on entrenched social issues
Ford Foundation supports NFF to build our team and capabilities to work with a wide range of organizations addressing inequality, and to promote more effective practices among funders.
A partnership with the Weingart Foundation and California Community Foundation has produced a promising pilot and continuing work to help program officers and grantees talk openly about covering the full cost of delivering good, and targeted capacity-building to strengthen the Los Angeles nonprofit community.
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
MacArthur worked with NFF to help nonprofits and governments explore readiness for Pay for Success and other outcomes-oriented approaches, and has helped plan for a new health-focused impact investment vehicle.
The Kresge Foundation
The Healthy Outcomes initiative helps human-services CBOs explore collaborations with healthcare organizations to benefit community well-being.
The New York Community Trust
Supporting New York City nonprofits grappling with the 2020 coronavirus pandemic
Oregon Network of Child Abuse Intervention Centers
NFF provided research, convenings, and capacity-building that helped the ONCAIC network and 21 regional centers adapt their business and funding mindsets and models in response to challenging funding environments.
A legal counselor and thought partner supporting several NFF initiatives, including our work in impact investing, Pay for Success, and much more.
Pay for Success
Partnering with many to advance knowledge about this cutting-edge outcomes-focused instrument
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Breaking ground in community health
Stranahan’s $1-million first foray into program-related investments, which augment grantmaking with impact investing, allows NFF to finance nonprofits doing crucial work in education, health services, arts and culture, human services, and ecological well-being.
Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP
A legal counselor and thought partner, supporting NFF's Pay for Success investments
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
A two-year initiative with W. K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) to strengthen New Mexico community-based nonprofits included research, analysis, consulting, and capacity-building through individualized and group engagements.