1. Giving grants.
2. The way we manage our investments.
3. Our power to convene and communicate.
The problems we face are urgent, including the huge changes to the nature of work, major regional economic imbalances, and long-term environmental issues, such as climate change, that have the potential to impact on the economy. In light of this, we’ve made some decisions to change the way we operate.
Using all of our resources – spending capital
We will use our capital endowment, not just our income, to fund suitable quality projects.
We will consider more core funding of organisations with whom we have built a relationship of trust.
Aligning our investment and operations – Investment Engagement
The Foundation has developed a new function – investment engagement. Trustees identified some key themes to underpin and focus our proactive work, drawn from what we have learned so far or key developments in our programme areas.