Invest in people at the heart of change
Winning the transformative, structural changes we need requires a deep belief and investment in people, organizations, and their collective power.
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Leading Boldly, Dreaming Big
People at the heart of social movements are transforming our world to be more loving, equitable, and just.
They are tackling societal challenges with little investment in their leadership or their organizations.
It’s time to reimagine how we invest in and cultivate leadership as an essential ingredient for change.
HOW IT WORKs
FLEXIBLE LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Our Flagship Model
Flexible funding for leadership and organizational capacity.
A trusted capacity coach who provides support and thought partnership.
Dynamic opportunities for peer learning, innovation and reflection.
A focus on racial equity and relationships is centered in everything we do.
What we believe
Together, we are driving more equitable and effective investments in leaders, organizations, and movements.
The LeadersTrust partners with foundations across the country that have a deep commitment to addressing some of our most pressing issues:
CHILDREN & FAMILIES
GENDER & REPRODUCTIVE JUSTICE
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
The Grove Foundation
The Collaborative for Gender & Reproductive Equity
The James Irvine Foundation
Investing in leaders has a lasting impact
Started almost two decades ago as a core strategy of the Haas, Jr. Fund, the LeadersTrust has shaped investments in leaders across the country:
Dollars invested in leadership
“This support is like a secret weapon in the movement. I don’t think people realize how important this work is. You’re building so much capacity for people in the movement.”