Our toolkit provides guidance for making procurement processes more equitable, and tangible tools for practical use such as score guides and questions for bidders.
One opportunity is to change the procurement process to shift how funding reaches individuals and communities. When bidders are rewarded for telling stories about saving broken people, we get more programs, rules and processes that perpetuate inequities. Designing procurement to focus on wellbeing can change how our systems operate and direct funds to bidders who are doing transformational work.
Want to learn how you can apply this to your system? Our toolkit will provide you with:
Although originally designed for human services, Contracting Transformation has applications across diverse fields including the built environment, healthcare, justice systems and more.
This toolkit provides guidance for the philanthropic community and other stakeholders interested in supporting long-term, sustainable change for people living at the intersection of poverty, violence, trauma and oppression.
Communities, organizations and individuals across the country are already advancing structural change so everyone has a fair shot. The Wellbeing in Action map captures innovations and examples by location, issue area and Wellbeing Blueprint principles.
A report from Frameworks Institute synthesizes the complex body of research around existing poverty narratives and counter-narratives, with practical advice about how to use narratives to create better stories—and, ultimately, to create social change.