A national network of funders supporting strategic, innovative, and effective solutions to homelessness

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Supporting Funders Together

The strength and success of Funders Together to End Homelessness is due entirely to the broad and diverse group of foundations, United Ways, and individual philanthropists that make up our membership. For this reason, we want to make sure that all funders have the opportunity to be a part of this unique network. However, membership dues are an essential part of our long-term sustainability as an organization. Any contributions to Funders Together, including dues, sponsorship, and grants will elevate your organization to FULL Member status and will increase your access to national experts, networking opportunities with your peers, and exclusive content on best practices in the field.

Regardless of your membership level, thank you for your support!

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We joined Funders Together because we believe in the power of philanthropy to play a major role in ending homelessness, and we know we have much to learn from funders across the country.

-Christine Marge, Director of Housing and Financial Stability at United Way of Greater Los Angeles

I am thankful for the local partnerships here in the Pacific Northwest that we’ve been able to create and nurture thanks to the work of Funders Together. Having so many of the right players at the table makes our conversations – and all of our efforts – all the richer and more effective.

-David Wertheimer, Deputy Director at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Very often a lack of jobs and money is not the cause of poverty, but the symptom. The cause may lie deeper in our failure to give our fellow citizens a fair chance to develop their own capacities, in a lack of education and training, in a lack of medical care and housing, in a lack of decent communities in which to live and bring up their children.

-President Lyndon B. Johnson, 1964 State of the Union Address

Funders Together has given me a platform to engage the other funders in my community. Our local funding community has improved greatly to support housing first models and align of resources towards ending homelessness.

-Leslie Strnisha, Vice President at Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

Our family foundation convenes local funders and key community stakeholders around strategies to end homelessness in Houston. Funders Together members have been invaluable mentors to us in this effort, traveling to our community to share their expertise and examples of best practices from around the nation.

-Nancy Frees Fountain, Managing Director at The Frees Foundation

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