Alignment of Interests - To justify and maintain a long-term, highly interactive relationship, the funder and grantee share scientific and social goals and interests.

Reliable Grant Money - To enable grantees to initiate long-term planning and expand programs, IRTF commits to provide sustained, flexible, reliable funding.

Strategy Coaching - To convert strategy into performance that has true social impact, grantees have ongoing access to and input from funders to discuss ideas, receive support, and evaluate performance.