2021/2022 Priorities and actions

The Foundation has established the following priorities and associated actions for the 2021 year.
Establish a Survivor healing and wellness granting program
• Engage an Indigenous specialist in program and evaluation design
• Review existing 60s Scoop Survivor service delivery programs  
• Consult with Indigenous healing and wellness experts to develop program design and criteria
• Initial call for funding proposals in Fall 2021  
• Review and selection process for submissions  
• Aim to make grants by end of year
Hire an Executive Director and plan for additional resources
• Engage Indigenous advisor to develop job description  
• Launch recruitment process
• Conduct candidate screening process  
• Hire Executive Director by Fall 2021
Develop key board policies and procedures
• Adopt new HR, finance, and fundraising policies in Spring 2021
• Identify best practices for additional workplace and operational policies  
• Draft new policies under leadership of new ED, for board approval
Establish operational budget and investment strategy
• Set out cost projections for the next 12 months
• Establish investment short and long-term investment goals  
• Assess and select an investment management partner with proven success working with Indigenous organizations
Develop and implement a communication strategy
• Outline communication objectives to support the Foundation’s goals
• Identify communication tools, tactics, and resources  
• Establish a visual brand for the Foundation, including an official logo  
• Redesign the website to create a better experience for visitors

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