About Us

The Strong Field Project is a four-year effort by Blue Shield of California Foundation’s Blue Shield Against Violence program. Started in 2010, the Project focuses on building a stronger, more coordinated network of DV service providers in California. In collaboration with the California Partnership to End Domestic Violence, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services, Jemmott Rollins Group, and Women's Foundation of California, the Project will develop individual leadership skills, stronger organizations, and networking and expanded knowledge-sharing opportunities across California’s domestic violence field.

Stronger Together

Strong Leadership

Over four years, CompassPoint Nonprofit Services is offering a customized program for leaders from California domestic violence organizations. Learn more »

Strong Organizations

Through the Strong Field Project, the Women's Foundation of California has awarded 30 grants to California domestic violence organizations poised to strengthen their capacity or the field's capacity. Learn more »

Strong Networks

The California Partnership to End Domestic Violence (the Partnership) and the Jemmott Rollins Group (JRG) are helping to strengthen the networks that connect California's domestic violence organizations. Learn more »

Advisors

An Advisory Group of California domestic violence leaders advises the Foundation to ensure that the Project is responsive to the field’s most pressing needs. View the 2013 DV Advisory Group »

Impact

The Ultimate Impact of the Strong Field Project is a strengthened domestic violence field, equipped with a critical mass of diverse leaders and organizations that have sufficient capacity and the right support, tools, skills, and knowledge to lead forward a stronger movement to prevent and end domestic violence.

Values

The values that guide the project are: diversity, collaboration, innovation and learning.

About Blue Shield of California Foundation

Blue Shield of California Foundation (BSCF) is the largest private funder of domestic violence organizations in California. BSCF’s grants have helped keep doors and phone lines open at the 100-plus service providers that make up our domestic violence safety net. As part of its ongoing commitment to California’s DV field, the Foundation is building on its history of core support, and training with the Strong Field Project. To complement the Strong Field Project, BSCF supports cultural competency, financial technical assistancestronger technology systems, and new learning about what works to build a stronger more connected domestic violence field.

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