do we an9cipate and want? How can these best be achieved, measured and communicated? What is our rela9onship with Smart Beginnings coali9ons? What value does VECF bring for coali9ons at various stages? How do we want coali9ons to view VECF? What is our formula for grantmaking and technical assistance? What should the next phase of VECF’s evolu9on look like? What do we want to be when we grow up?
coali9ons implement evidence-‐based prac9ces, uniform data collec9on, and evalua9on. VECF will convene a research/academic advisory team. VECF will conduct/sponsor research as needed and report ﬁndings.
of coali9ons focused on innova9on, eﬃciencies, and results. VECF will provide ﬁnancial resources, technical assistance, and peer learning to build community capacity for promo9ng school readiness. VECF will cul9vate new private investors and leverage public investments.
using poli9cal assets strategically to accomplish speciﬁc goals. Grassroots Strategy Coordinate SB network’s cul9va9on of legislators: -‐ show beacons of hope -‐ expand base of business champions -‐ unify consistent message -‐ translate messages for diﬀerent audiences Grasstops Strategy Cul9vate rela9onships with elected oﬃcials: -‐ Governor and administra9on oﬃcials -‐ Key Legisla9ve CommiTee members and staﬀ -‐ Gubernatorial candidates
model § Sustainable regional clusters § Innova9on driver § Results focused § Uniform outcome and data collec9on § Collabora9ve resource development for public and private investment § Robust, targeted technical assistance and peer-‐learning § Consistent, uniform messaging for SB network