Through a programme of private meetings with academics, policy makers and frontline workers combined with dedicated time spent with communities, we help you become an expert. We actively avoid introducing you to fundraisers or charity leaders – our task at this stage is to understand problems not pick between solutions.
Change comes when philanthropists are able to provide risk capital to finance innovation. By the end of the programme you yourself should be able to effectively identify key areas that might need transformation. With this insight will come the confidence to seriously back ambitious new ideas, de-risking them through your own insight, rather than following the crowds to safe ground.
Based on the interviews, visits and research we conduct together, Ten Years Time will write with you an ‘emergent narrative’ – a unique document that describes our mutual understanding of the problem and key areas we would wish to explore in order to confront it. This can be the founding premise of an ambitious grants programme that sees you, your family and/or your foundation announce itself as a thought leader in your field.
Our clients have a grants budget of £250k – £5m. They have an interest in risk and are prepared to make £150k+ bets on new ideas rather than just pick between the best of what already works. An ‘exit’ is achieved when a new idea is picked up by more conservative funders/government in order to achieve market penetration.
We charge around £25-35K to build and deliver a bespoke 3-6 month mini-MBA for you and your family, focused around your area of interest. This will involve a 6 – 10 day time commitment from you, flexibly built around your diary.
To then find partners and help and agree grants, we charge a similar amount again.