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With long-term planning and support, a university can spur capacity by incubating new programs of services and training on behalf of community-based agencies
Weave funding, staffing, and training across all of your partner agencies to control costs, ensure sustainability, and strengthen your coalition
Philanthropists can play a unique and essential role as the funders of incubators and accelerators of new programs of community-based services
Too many people promoting the adoption of new practices focus on new programs of training, ignoring other needed changes in policy and services.