What We Do

Integrated Capital

Identify and design strategies for integrated capital investing programs, including sourcing, due diligence, mission-alignment, risk and return assessment, and diversification. Learn how grants can complement investment. Expertise in healthy food and agriculture, Indigenous Peoples, community-based organizations, and climate solutions.

Systems and Networks

Innovate systems and programs for grantmaking, advocacy, and collaboration that leverage dollars, knowledge and ideas. Build and facilitate diverse, inclusive networks of allies, alliances, advisors, board and staff to ensure mission impact


Develop innovative grantmaking programs in the U.S. and globally. Build connections between grassroots, regional and policy-level leaders for transformation.Create opportunities to facilitate and lift voices for equity and access to resources.

Who We Are

Jennifer Astone

Jen is nationally recognized for her integrated capital work that champions people and planet-centered businesses, communities and entrepreneurs. After 20 years of foundation leadership supporting human rights, gender justice, and health and environmental issues with grants and leadership, Jen has incorporated investing into her strategies for equity and transformation. Her expertise includes cross- cultural competency,climate solutions, healthy food, and Indigenous Peoples. Before launching Integrated Capital Strategies, Jen led Swift Foundation for over eight years.

We Can Help

We can help you to

  • advance philanthropic work by mobilizing endowment capital
  • train and support board and staff members to think differently
  • demystify the returns and risks of integrated capital
  • identify resources and expertise
  • build networks of allied practitioners
  • increase impact for greater equity and a healthier planet


Past Clients

Organizations we have worked for and with

  • Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group
  • African Development Foundation
  • AgroEcology Fund
  • Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa
  • Avant!
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York
  • Casey and Family Foundation
  • Cultural Survival
  • EDGE Funders Alliance
  • Exponent Philanthropy
  • Global Alliance for the Future of Food
  • Global Fund for Women
  • Land is Life
  • New Field Foundation
  • Nourish n
  • Skees Family Foundation
  • Swift Foundation
  • United Nations Fund for Gender Equality
Mobilizing Human and Financial Capital for a Healthy People and Planet

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How can we help?

Email: Jen@iciaptos.com

Phone: 831-247-7305

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