Philanthropy in Appalachia: What’s Next?<br />Sed<br />Second Annual Gathering, June 7th & 8th, 2011<br />
Gathering Objectives<br />Learning: to share promising ideas, projects and efforts to transform Appalachia’s economy <br />Analysis: to deepen our collective understanding of the issues, challenges and opportunities within Appalachia <br />Relationships: to strengthen trust and connections among Network members<br />Collaboration: to discover new and innovative ways to work together<br />
All for the purpose of…<br />Deepening the impact of our work on the ground<br />Leveraging additional resources and investment into Central Appalachia<br />
A Systems View of Philanthropy<br />System: an interconnected set of components that are organized in a way that achieves something<br />
Leverage Points in a System<br />Leverage points are places in a system where a relatively small amount of effort can cause a relatively large amount of change.<br />
Leverage Points: Example<br />Changing the course of ship by <br />pushing on the hull vs. using a rudder<br />
Developing Your Innovation<br />Briefly describe your innovation.<br />Who needs to be involved in order for the innovation to work?<br />What will the impact be if your innovation is implemented?<br />How long will it take for the idea to become reality?<br />How long will it take for the impact to happen?<br />How much will it cost to implement your innovation? <br />
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