Locus is an initiative of organizations dedicated to finding new solutions to development challenges, focusing on integrated approaches to development and a search for evidence-based local solutions.

To date, its membership includes FHI360, Africa Capacity Alliance, Pact, SNV USA, Aga Khan Foundation, BRAC, Conservation International, FXB, The Hunger Project, Nuru International, Heifer International, World Vision, A Glimmer of Hope International, and the 3D Program for Girls and Women at the UN Foundation.

Through shared research, pilot projects, global forums, publications, academic courses and a community of practice, Locus aims to change the way the international development community approaches funding and implementation.