The Dandelion Wager: - Scaling Social Impact by Winding Up and Giving it All Away
28 November 2023
He currently serves as a Director on the Board of Alberta Ecotrust, as an Advisor to the Nonprofit Resilience Lab, and on the Editorial Advisory Board of The Philanthropist, and is the lead author of an annual scan of trends and emerging issues, produced in partnership with Calgary Foundation. [...] As part of this, we examined the rationale and origins of the legacy transfer concept, the progress to date, the potential to scale impact through strategic transfers and post-dissolution activities, and lessons learned along the way. [...] At a federal level, that the “ language and literacy environment of the child’s home there is an acknowledgement of a national interest in early and early learning and child care (ELCC) settings are strong learning opportunities, especially in the context of economic and determinants of early language and literacy skills”, and that 1 social development. [...] The United Way of Calgary and Area and the Province of Alberta (under the then-Ministry of Human Services), enlisting the help of the global firm REOS, convened the Thrive by 5 Early Learning Innovation Lab between 2014 and 2017. [...] VOLUNTEER DIGITAL LIBRARY The Dispersal The Dandelion Strategy involves the selection of a small number of organizations that Calgary Reads deemed to be both strong and capable, and with the reach and resources that could have the potential to scale their array of programs (helping a greater BOOK BANK number of children), while maintaining fidelity to the programs’ intent and pedagogy.