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Movie Monday: TruthAtlas piece on David Flink and Eye to Eye

Posted by Admin on Mar 31, 2014 11:14:04 AM


Check out this terrific piece that TruthAtlas.com has done on Eye to Eye! New Profit is a proud funder of Eye to Eye, which is led by social entrepreneur David Flink. Eye to Eye pairs kids who have learning disabilities and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (LD / ADHD) with college and high school mentors who have been similarly labeled.

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Tags: learning differences, Learning Disabilities, Organizations, Social Innovation News, ADHD, David Flink, Eye to Eye, LD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Movie Monday, TruthAtlas.com

Take 5: #Socinn News Links 3/31/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 31, 2014 10:32:10 AM


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Tags: Huffington Post, KIPP, NPR, Pathways Fund, Social Innovation News, Teen Pregnancy, Mike Feinberg, Social Innovation Fund, World Economic Forum, Chicago Foundation for Women, Michael D. Smith, bezos family foundation, Seattle Times

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 3/28/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 28, 2014 10:46:16 AM


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Tags: Huffington Post, Jumpstart, kiva, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, (NTC), Syracuse, Warren Buffet, Intersection, OZY, University of Pittsburgh

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit and its Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Mar 27, 2014 4:45:50 PM


Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit and its portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: Ellen Moir, KIPP, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Pay For Success, Roca, Schwab Foundation, Social Innovation News, Criminal Justice Reform, Mike Feinberg, New Classrooms, New Profit Staff, (NTC), The New York Times, Washington Post, WSJ, Star Ledger, Richard Barth, Santa Cruz Sentinel

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/27/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 27, 2014 10:47:38 AM


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Tags: KIPP, Organizations, Segregation, Single Stop USA, Social Innovation News, College Advising Corps, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, New Classrooms, Teach to One, The New York Times, Washington Post, Star Ledger, Columbia Tribune, Epoch Times, povertyr

The New York Times: For Striving Students, a Connection to Money ft. Single Stop

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Mar 26, 2014 3:40:19 PM



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Tags: Organizations, Amplify Blog, Single Stop, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

6 New Profit Organizations, 8 America Forward Coalition Members Join ServeAYear.org Campaign

Posted by Admin on Mar 26, 2014 2:02:32 PM


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Tags: Citizen Schools, FoodCorps, Organizations, Pathways Fund, Reading Partners, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Corps Network, America Forward Coalition, City Year, College Possible, LIFT, YouthBuild, Service Nation

WhyLight Wednesday: Adam Lewis

Posted by Admin on Mar 26, 2014 10:52:00 AM


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Tags: America Forward Coalition, Criminal Justice Reform, New Profit Staff, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday, Adam Lewis

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/26/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 26, 2014 10:17:24 AM


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Tags: Ellen Moir, Forbes, Organizations, Pay For Success, Roca, Social Innovation News, ABC, Criminal Justice Reform, (NTC), S&R Foundation, The New York Times, Halycon Incubator, Knowledge Gap, Ottowa Citizen, Sheldon Smith, The Dovetail Project

5 Questions on Criminal Justice Reform

Posted by Admin on Mar 25, 2014 11:11:08 AM


Reforming America’s criminal justice system and advancing efforts to break cycles of incarceration in low-income communities would positively impact almost every other social challenge we face, from education to workforce development and public health. In particular, these efforts could improve opportunities for young men of color, who are disproportionately represented in the prison system and painfully absent from their families and communities.

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Tags: justice system, Organizations, Pay For Success, America Forward Coalition, Criminal Justice Reform, scott budnick, Adam Lewis, Anti-Recidivism, justice reinvestment initiative

Take 5: #SocInn News Links: 3/25/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 25, 2014 10:25:29 AM


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Tags: education, Howard Schultz, KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Starbucks, CNN, LA Times, Mike Feinberg, The New York Times, Veterans, Hilary Clinton, Jeb Bush, Shwab Foundation, Citi FM Online, Dr. Patrick Awuah, Hungry Horse News, Richard Barth

BizWomen: Vanessa Kirsch's Venture-Capital Mindset is Changing Philanthropy

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Mar 24, 2014 2:23:29 PM



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Tags: BizWomen, In The News, philanthropy, Amplify Blog, Vanessa Kirch, venture capital, venture philanthropy

Bizwomen.com: 'Vanessa Kirsch's Venture-Capital Mindset is Changing Philanthropy'

Posted by Admin on Mar 24, 2014 1:15:19 PM


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Tags: Social Innovation News, New Profit Staff, Vanessa Kirsch, Bizwomen.com, I-Chun Chen

New Profit Welcomes Addie Johnson, Development Coordinator

Posted by Admin on Mar 24, 2014 12:34:06 PM


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Tags: New Profit, Development, New Profit Staff, Bates College, Addie Johnson

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/24/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 24, 2014 11:14:13 AM


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Tags: Charter Schools, Ellen Moir, inequality, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Social Innovation News, AP, Atlantic, New Classrooms, Veterans, WSJ, College Test Prep, KHAN, GI Bill, Santa Cruz Sentinel, Tech Crunch

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/21/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 21, 2014 1:42:56 PM


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Tags: NPR, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, Gerald Chertavian, The New York Times, Year Up, "Learn More. Go Further", Racial Microaggressions, Bush Foundation, Foundation for Excellence in Education, NBC, US Department of Education

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Mar 21, 2014 11:44:26 AM


Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations - past and present - made this week:

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Tags: ChalkBeat, Citizen Schools, Huffington Post, KIPP, MLT, New Leaders, Organizations, Pathways Fund, Pay For Success, Roca, STEM, College Possible, Year Up, Gerald Cheravian, Eric Schwarz, NBC, StarTribune

New Profit Social Entrepreneurs Eric Greitens and Wendy Kopp Named to FORTUNE's "50 World's Greatest Leaders" List

Posted by Admin on Mar 20, 2014 4:54:59 PM


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Tags: Organizations, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, The Mission Continues, Eric Greitens, FORTUNE, Teach For All, Wendy Kopp

Fortune: World's Greatest Leaders: 9 Dynamic Duos

Posted by dlucnguyen on Mar 20, 2014 4:42:48 PM


Founder and CEO Vanessa Kirsch and her husband, Alan Khazei of Be The Change, Inc. are named one of the “World’s Greatest Leaders: 9 dynamic duos.”

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Tags: In The News, Amplify Blog

Take 5: # SocInn News Links 3/20/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 20, 2014 11:00:18 AM


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Tags: KIPP, Molly Baldwin, Roca, Social Innovation News, David Bornstein, The Examiner, The New York Times, Chelsea Record, Oprah Winfrey, drive Flint, mLive

Vanessa Kirsch and Alan Khazei Named in FORTUNE "World's Greatest Leaders: 9 Dynamic Duos" Piece

Posted by Admin on Mar 20, 2014 10:06:18 AM


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Tags: Be The Change Inc., Social Innovation News, Alan Khazei, CNN, FORTUNE, New Profit Staff, Vanessa Kirsch, World's Greatest Leaders, dynamic duos, Erika Fry

New Profit Co-Hosting White House Social Innovation Fund / Michael Smith Event on March 28th in Boston

Posted by Admin on Mar 19, 2014 3:27:22 PM


On behalf of Margaret Hall of GreenLight Fund, Jeffrey Poulos of Associated Grant Makers, and our own Tulaine Montgomery, we invite you to a grantmakers briefing about the Obama Administration’s Social Innovation Fund with its new director Michael Smith. Michael will be visiting the Boston area and looks forward to providing an update on the Social Innovation Fund’s fourth and largest grant competition, which launched in February.

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Tags: NOFA, Pathways Fund, president, Social Innovation News, AmeriCorps, Margaret Hall, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, The Corporation for National and Community Service, Tulaine Montgomery, uAspire, white house, Notice of Funding Availability, Green Light FUnd, Michael Smith, NationalService.gov, Senior Corps, Volunteer Generation Fund

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/19/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 19, 2014 10:42:54 AM


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Tags: Citizen Schools, Huffington Post, literacy, Social Innovation News, STEM, The New York Times, Jeff Bridges, Eric Shwarz, Income gap, Las Vegas Review Journal, No Kid Hungry Campaign

WhyLight Wednesday: Lavon Fairclough

Posted by Admin on Mar 19, 2014 9:43:22 AM


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Tags: Lavon Fairclough, New Profit Staff, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/18/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 18, 2014 10:21:00 AM


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Tags: K-12 education, MLT, Peace First, Social Innovation News, Cleveland.com, Facebook, Washington Post, Year Up, Sara Sperling, National Journal

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/17/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 17, 2014 11:24:17 AM


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Tags: Bridgespan, ChalkBeat, KIPP, New Leaders, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Achievement First, CNN, de Blasio, Time, Beer, Goode STEM

Movie Monday: Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrina Gilbert

Posted by Admin on Mar 17, 2014 9:22:54 AM


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Tags: Social Innovation News, Maria Shriver, The Shriver Report, Paycheck to Paycheck: The Life and Times of Katrin

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Mar 14, 2014 2:40:49 PM


Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations - past and present - made this week:

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Tags: Health Leads, KIPP, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Stand for Children, The Achievement Network, Achievement First, Food Corps, LIFT, New Classrooms, Rebecca Onie, Genesys Works

Two Gathering community members featured on TED Radio Hour "Solving It" Program

Posted by Admin on Mar 14, 2014 12:49:07 PM


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Tags: Health Leads, healthcare, NPR, Organizations, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Rebecca Onie, TED, Bryan Stevenson, Equal Justice Initiative

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/14/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 14, 2014 10:37:36 AM


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Tags: Innovation, NPR, PBS, Poverty, Social Innovation News, ABC, CNN, Ban Bossy, Eric Holder, Yoga

Throwback Thursday! (PHOTO)

Posted by Admin on Mar 13, 2014 12:48:21 PM


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Tags: Businessweek, social entrepreneurship, TBT, Amplify Blog, Greg Dees, Throwback Thursday

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/13/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 13, 2014 11:20:04 AM


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Tags: Robin Hood Foundation, Social Innovation News, CNN, Colombia, NAEP, NationSwell, The New York Times, Washington Post, Heising-Simons Foundation, Match Education of Boston, Overdeck Family Foundation, University of Chicago Urban Education Lab

WhyLight Wednesday: Libby Berke

Posted by Admin on Mar 12, 2014 1:41:08 PM


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Tags: New Profit Staff, Libby Berke, WhyLight, WhyLight Wednesday, Elizabeth Libby Kavanagh Berke

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/12/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 12, 2014 10:26:21 AM


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Tags: education, Forbes, my brother's keeper, Organizations, SAT, Social Innovation News, The New York Times, TakePart, San Francisco Chronicle, SponserChange.org, Toms

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/11/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 11, 2014 1:48:36 PM


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Tags: Social Innovation News, Education Week, Entrepreneur, Food Corps, Politico, The New York Times, Lauren Bush, Child Hunger Ends Here, Dunwoody Patch, FEED, Whole Kids Foundation

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/10/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 10, 2014 11:53:41 AM



Five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today:

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Tags: KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Stand for Children, the wall street journal, LIFT, Maria Peña, NationSwell, Take 5, WSJ, Chase Bank, Constituent Voice, Health Innovation, The Independent, WLLP-TV

Movie Monday: The Statisticks Lottery

Posted by Admin on Mar 10, 2014 9:57:42 AM


Mondays are hard, so many emails to read. Why not spend 5 minutes consuming some critical information via a powerful video?

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Early Learning, The Statisticks Lottery, Morgan Freeman, Movie Monday, The Campaign for Grade Level Reading

Friday Wrap Up: New Profit Portfolio Orgs Making the News This Week

Posted by Admin on Mar 7, 2014 5:39:28 PM


Here's a wrap-up of just some of the news New Profit portfolio organizations made this week:

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Tags: Health Leads, KIPP, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, College Possible, Educators 4 Excellence, Food Corps, LIFT

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/7/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 7, 2014 2:08:52 PM


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Tags: Health Leads, healthcare, K-12, K-12 education, NonProfit Quarterly, Organizations, Social Innovation News, SXSW, E4E, NationSwell, Take 5, Holly Kragthorpe, Medical Marketing & Media, South by Southwest Interactive, The San Francisco Times, The Walton Family Foundation, Educators4Excellence, KSTP Minnesota, Matthew Carr, The Representation Project, therepresentationproject.org, WFF

International Women's Day 2014: Who are you celebrating?

Posted by Admin on Mar 7, 2014 11:25:38 AM


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Tags: International Women's Day, New Profit Staff, #IWD2014

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/6/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 6, 2014 6:02:21 PM



Five interesting #SocInn links we're clicking on today...

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Tags: HuffPost Impact, my brother's keeper, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, AmeriCorps, Food Corps, NationSwell, Politico, Take 5, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Charles M. Blow, Gray Area Foundation, Zendesk, Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC, Jack Lew, Jacob Lew, St. Anthony' Tech Lab, U.S. Treasury Secretary

Social Innovation Fund Opens New $65.8M Grants Competition

Posted by Admin on Mar 6, 2014 9:48:12 AM


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Tags: CNCS, Corporation for National & Community Service, Pathways Fund, Social Innovation News, SIF, Soccial Innovation Fund, Michael Smith

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/5/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 5, 2014 5:34:34 PM


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Tags: Elisa Villanueva Beard, Social Innovation News, Teach For America, the wall street journal, AVANCE, College Advising Corps, Davidson College, Military, NationSwell, Take 5, TFA, Veterans, WSJ, Chapel Hill, Duke University, John M. Belk, KRCBtv, Matt Kramer, NC State, North Carolina State University, The Warrior-Scholar Project, UNC-Chapel Hill

Read to a child - or five!

Posted by Admin on Mar 5, 2014 5:01:37 PM


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Tags: New Profit Staff, Baby Shower, Children's Books

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/4/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 4, 2014 5:10:19 PM


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Tags: HuffPost, Jim McCorkell, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, College Possible, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, Ellen DeGeneres, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Buzzfeed, Innovation to Impact, Michael Smith, The Great Divide, upward mobility

Take 5: #SocInn News Links 3/3/14

Posted by Admin on Mar 3, 2014 12:15:21 PM


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Tags: Nicholas Kristof, Paul Ryan, Social Innovation News, LIFT, Take 5, The New York Times, The Washington Post, Washington Post, welfare, Yale, Jason Collins, Lesbian & Straight Education Network, Sports Illustrated, Bob Woodson, Dr. Ores, Gay, House GOP, Matthew Shepard Foundation, National Journal, NBA, Niki Davis, The Week

The Early Childhood Universe

Posted by Admin on Mar 3, 2014 9:33:55 AM


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Tags: aspen institute, bill and melinda gates foundation, Organizations, robert wood johnson foundation, social emotional learning, Social Innovation News, Acelero Learning, AVANCE, Criminal Justice Reform, Early Learning, Eye to Eye, head start, readynation, too small to fail, w.k. kellogg foundation, alliance for early success, center of the developing child, david and lucile packard foundation, first five years fund, frank porter graham child development institute, national institute for early childhood education r, siemer family foundation, zero to three, annie e. casey foundation, bezos family foundation, buffett early childhood fund, campaign for grade level learning, child care aware, children's defense fund, george kaiser family foundation, HHS, irving harris foundation, national association for the education of young ch, national center for children in poverty, ounce of prevention