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.
Mayor Michael Passero writes about the impact of the city of New London's partnership with FFI. Together, we're shifting how leaders and residents see their roles in building a city where everyone has a fair shot at wellbeing.
The Fund for Shared Insight invited the Full Frame Initiative to share the Community Bill of Rights and Centering Community Self-Assessment Tool as integral resources for philanthropic organizations.
Michael Passero, Mayor of New London, Connecticut and Lotus Yu, Senior Manager of Engagement and Partnerships at the Full Frame Initiative share how the City of New London leveraged the government procurement process to distribute funds for transformative change that centers wellbeing and equity.