To help leading organizations solve the world’s most urgent social problems, we:

  • Build from our clients’ ideas and expertise
  • Engage those directly impacted when possible
  • Find solutions that are creative, evidence-based, and pragmatic
  • Offer an independent view when relevant
  • Help uncover new resources to achieve our clients’ goals

To build a firm that attracts, develops, and retains exceptional people, we:

  • Foster an equitable, inclusive meritocracy that is focused on impact
  • Seek diverse perspectives to uncover effective and creative solutions
  • Develop one another through apprenticeship, mentoring, and feedback
  • Govern ourselves as one firm

To advance the field of philanthropy and social change, we:

  • Share insights and learning to benefit others in the field
  • Help connect institutions to amplify impact