How We Work

Our central office exists to develop, strengthen, and sustain the global network of Local Leadership Foundations (LLFs) …

committed to working for the social and spiritual renewal of their city by facilitating the exchange and delivery of three “Rs”.

 

Readiness:

categorizes the line of services we offer local leadership foundations (LLFs) where the value-add is equipping LLFs through:

  • Accreditation: A thoughtful and thorough tool that regularly assesses the health and viability of LLFs
  • Training Events: Network-wide training workshops, consultations, panels and roundtable discussions to bolster capacity and awareness
  • LF Member City Process: A step-by-step process to becoming an LLF
  • Targeted Task Groups: Facilitating and mobilizing teams of LLF representatives, LF staff, LF board members and experts for a specific and special purpose
  • Consultants: Expert advice and assistance that will strengthen a core LLF capability(ies)

Relationships:

categorizes the line of services we offer local leadership foundations (LLFs) where the value-add is belonging to a collective community that provides:

  • Prayer: Daily and weekly opportunities to pray with and for each other as a network
  • Network Affiliation: Strengthens credibility and focuses vision for individual LLFs who are a part of the larger whole
  • Global Community: Supported by and connected to a world-wide network of transformational leaders
  • Strategic Partnerships: Introduction to and opportunity to work collaboratively with other organizations in order to leverage resources and increase impact
  • Senior Associates: Cadre of LLF veterans who offer mentorship and encourage development of LLFs

Resources:

categorizes the line of services we offer local leadership foundations (LLFs) where the value-add is access to:

  • Program Replication: Clarifying the process of creation and development of successful programs for replication to other interested LLFs
  • Revenue Engines: Ideas and opportunities that generate fund-creation to further the work of LLFs
  • Tools and Templates: Documents, processes and other examples to help guide and avoid re-inventing the wheel
  • Communication and Story-Telling: An entrée of member-based tools that inform and convey information critical to the LF network both internally and externally
  • CGC: A team of researchers, writers and advocates who work to connect LLFs to public sector and private funding