FCAA program lifecycle
2021 was the first year of our current strategic plan. Our strategic pillars of INFORM, CONNECT AND SUPPORT brought our member-led approach to life like never before. It also helped solidify our Program Lifecyle – our member-led approach to program design.
Click on the arrow graphics below to learn more about each point of engagement and action along the FCAA Program Lifecycle.
Identify issues and priorities through the community, as evidenced by our resource tracking data, or in response to emerging needs/opportunities in the broader health, social justice and philanthropic landscapes.
Look to Resource Tracking Data
Use resource tracking data to validate and bring clarity to an issue
Connect & Collaborate with Funders
Connect funders to assess issues and collaborate on solutions through convenings and/or working groups.
Identify Possible Solutions
Determine possible solutions and create resources, tools, and platforms to drive progress.
Advocate for Change
Assess & Measure Progress
In collaboration with our members and partners, assess and measure our progress to ensure we stay on course
Members are absolutely essential to ensure the Program Lifecycle works effectively. There are multiple entry points for members, each vital to moving the process forward. Here are just a few of the ways members can engage:
- Identify speakers and topics for convenings
- Submit data for resource tracking
- Log on to an FCAA Connect webinar
- Attend the FCAA Summit
- Join a Working Group
- Utilize the material and tools developed as part of this process in your own work
- Share stories, grantees and resources that FCAA can amplify as best practices
Watch FCAA’s 2021 Year in Review video to see how the Program Lifecycle used member engagement and leadership to create the Racial Justice in HIV Philanthropy Guiding Principles