• To disrupt the school-to-prison to pipeline, exalt engages court-involved youth in an intensive three-month curriculum which weaves historical, social, and economic context around tangible skill development. This class experience bookends a two-month, paid internship in which they practice putting their skills into action.
  • Arbor Rising partnered with the exalt management team on a number of key deliverables, including:

    • Outcomes Dashboard — including targets and research-informed benchmarks, fed by refined program diagnostics and a robust database
    • Financial Model — to monitor fundraising progress, create multiyear budget projections, and track key programmatic outcomes
    • Performance Management System – which established roles, goals, and accountability targets for staff

    in unrestricted funding from Arbor Rising

  • 632

    hours of capacity-building consulting from Arbor Rising

“Arbor [Rising] has helped us build a performance management infrastructure, develop new diagnostics that align with our curriculum, and draft a strategic plan on which we’re presently executing.”

Sonja Okun, Founder and former Executive Director

See for yourself the difference that patient capital and thoughtful partnership can make.