Several years ago Quixote Foundation began to see pinnacle opportunities in environment, media, democracy, and reproductive rights. When they asked how best to respond, the answer led away from thinking of the foundation as a “forever” kind of thing. The Foundation decided spending everything now would produce the strongest long-term legacy. By accelerating their grants through 2016 they’ll wrap up the paperwork and move on to a new stage of their activist lives. Looking to make the most of the foundation’s assets and to effect a more significant impact, the “You are here” announcement and campaign was designed to both educate the benefits of a focused fund strategy and communicate the important role of the agencies and partners in fulfilling the strategy.
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