ECFC Meeting

State & Local EC Funder Collaboratives Meeting

On March 11th, ECFC will host a meeting for state and local EC Funder Collaboratives in conjunction with the ECFC Member meeting.  
March 11th Collaboratives Meeting attendees are also invited to attend Day 1 of the ECFC Member Meeting on March 12th which will use an in-depth case study format to explore DC’s birth to five system from a funder and public-private partner viewpoint.

March 11th Meeting Framework: 

The meeting agenda is still in process, however, attendees can expect a full day of programming and optional evening networking or dining event, shaped around needs and challenges Collaboratives have shared with ECFC, including:
  • Discussion with and lessons learned from long-established Collaboratives
         on topics such as: supporting/aligning work of individual funders; identifying
         and adjusting/refocusing priorities; and who does the work of Collaboratives
         (operational structures, fiscal sponsors, staffing).
  • Opportunities for peer TA and consultation with other Collaboratives around
          common challenges, and shaping this network.
  • Policy/Advocacy panel discussion to explore how Collaboratives can engage
         in advocacy and policy on behalf of their members, highlighting real
         examples and experiences of Collaboratives working in these arenas.
 Download the meeting agenda in process to view the timing of meeting events. 


Eligible Attendees: 

This meeting is intended to build the capacity of state and local EC funder Collaboratives by connecting them with other Collaboratives to share and learn from each other and with national experts and resources for EC funders. Eligible attendees of Collaboratives meeting (and Day 1 of the ECFC Member Meeting*) include:

  • ECFC members and other funders supporting or engaging in state and local
         EC funder Collaboratives;
  • Staff and consultants of state and local EC funder Collaboratives;
  • Other funder affinity group partners engaged in/supporting the work of state
          and local EC funder Collaboratives.
*Due to space limitations, and to balance ECFC member and non-member attendance, Collaborative representatives (staff, consultants and funders) who are not ECFC members are limited to two attendees per Collaborative for Day 1 of the ECFC Member Meeting on March 12th.  For questions about eligibility to attend the member meeting on Day 2, please contact ECFC.


Registration & Logistics:

ECFC Members and Collaboratives project colleauges log in to view registration and logistics information.  Collaboratives, prospective members and others interested in the Collaboratives meeting or the ECFC member meeting, please contact ECFC.