Model Foundation Sample Itinerary

Day 1

Time Session Details
Morning Welcome & Orientation Opening welcome from partner foundation and challenge framing
Afternoon Information Session Introduce systems thinking and understanding the structures
Evening Site Visits Visit start-up organizations, companies, non-profits, and other practitioners working in early childhood development

Day 2

Time Session Details
Morning & Afternoon Site Visits Continue visits to start-up organizations, companies, non-profits, and other practitioners working in early childhood development
Evening Community Dinner Dinner and community building

Day 3

Time Session Details
All Day Systems Practice Use systems practice to strategize for the future

Day 4

Time Session Details
Morning Systems Practice Workshop to understand the landscape of problems and solutions
Afternoon Measuring Impact Develop and explore theories and outcomes for partner organizations
Evening Lean Business Canvas Explore business models and partner organization strategies

Day 5

Time Session Details
Morning Project Worktime Prepare Impact Gap Canvas presentations
Afternoon Presentation Presentation of findings to judges & partner foundation representatives
Evening Panel Discussion Expert representatives discuss effective changemaking

Day 6

Time Session Details
All Day Social Innovation Summit Public summit featuring leaders in philanthropy and social innovation

Day 7

Time Session Details
Morning Deliberations Participants lead grantmaking deliberations and final decision-making on 20,000 USD investment
Afternoon Closing Reflection and personal next steps
Evening Social Activity Closing ceremony and celebration