Philanthropy Classification System

Support Strategies

Describes HOW the goals of a program or grant are being implemented or supported 

Example: General support, Program development or Cause-related marketing

Code is applied to:

  • grantmaker profiles to represent the the type of work they support (1 required; no limit on number of codes)
  • recipient profiles to represent a strategy and implementation approach that are part of the core activities and services of the organization (not required; can have up to 5 codes)
  • grant details to reflect the specific strategy or implementation approach being supported by the grant when that is outside of, or more granular than, the recipient organization’s core strategy (not required; can have up to 5 codes)


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