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Take 5: "Colleges Discover the Rural Student" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 31, 2017 4:41:16 PM



Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Pathways Evaluation: Raising the Evidence Level

Posted by Admin on Jan 31, 2017 2:35:03 PM


In December 2016, we released a final report highlighting the accomplishments of the Pathways Fund, a five-year fund with the goal of strengthening the bridge between education and workforce development in order to foster opportunity and access for low-income youth. In the coming weeks, we will provide an in-depth look into the report, the success stories of the Pathways Fund and the lessons we’ve learned.

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Tags: Blue Ridge Foundation New York, Carnegie Corporation New York, corporation for national and community service, education, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Pathways Fund, Robin Hood Foundation, SeaChange Capital Partners, State Street Foundation, Amplify Blog, evaluation, Funders, Oak Foundation, Policymakers, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Stakeholders, The Kresge Foundation, workforce development

Take 5: "Mass Incarceration is the Enemy of Economic Opportunity" and More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 30, 2017 3:56:04 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, KIPP, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Fast Company, The 74 Million, venture philanthropy

Pathways Convenings: Building A Learning Community

Posted by Admin on Jan 30, 2017 3:39:03 PM


In December 2016, we released a final report highlighting the accomplishments of the Pathways Fund, a five-year fund with the goal of strengthening the bridge between education and workforce development in order to foster opportunity and access for low-income youth. In the coming weeks, we will provide an in-depth look into the report, the success stories of the Pathways Fund and the lessons we’ve learned.

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Tags: Blue Ridge Foundation New York, Carnegie Corporation New York, iMentor, JP Morgan Chase Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Pathways Fund, philanthropy, Robin Hood Foundation, SeaChange Capital Partners, social innovation, State Street Foundation, Amplify Blog, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Corporation for National and Community Service's S, Oak Foundation, Single Stop, The Kresge Foundation, venture philanthropy, YearUp, YouthBuild

Take 5: "Finding Words in Paint: How Artists See Dyslexia" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 27, 2017 2:35:38 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Business Insider, education, Hechinger Report, KIPP, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Basic Income, College, Education Week, ESSA, teaching, Technology, venture philanthropy

The Pathways Fund: Recap and Accomplishments

Posted by Admin on Jan 27, 2017 10:50:56 AM


In December 2016, we released a final report highlighting the accomplishments of the Pathways Fund, a five-year fund with the goal of strengthening the bridge between education and workforce development in order to foster opportunity and access for low-income youth. In the coming weeks, we will provide an in-depth look into the report, the success stories of the Pathways Fund and the lessons we’ve learned.

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Tags: Blue Ridge Foundation New York, Carnegie Corporation New York, corporation for national and community service, iMentor, JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Open Society Foundation, Pathways Fund, Robin Hood Foundation, SeaChange Capital Partners, State Street Foundation, Amplify Blog, College Advising Corps, College Summit, Oak Foundation, SIF, Single Stop, Social Innovation Fund, The Kresge Foundation, Year Up, YouthBuild USA

Take 5: "Accelerating the Impact of Social Impact Education" and More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 26, 2017 11:42:50 AM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, Pathways Fund, social impact, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, The Boston Globe, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Latino Entrepreneurs May Be the U.S. Economy's Best Bet" and More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 25, 2017 2:50:07 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Fast Company, The 74 Million, venture philanthropy

Jeff Walker on Mindfulness in Philanthropy, Education, and Leadership [PODCAST]

Posted by Admin on Jan 25, 2017 2:23:52 PM


Can you be a compassionate leader and also be driven?

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Tags: Board of Directors, Jeff Walker, Jim Bildner, Meditation Studio, Pathways Fund, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Board Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, TedX, Vanessa Kirsch

Faces of New Profit: Sheeren Bellinghausen

Posted by Admin on Jan 25, 2017 12:20:22 PM


What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Sheeren Bellinghausen...

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Tags: Annie Hall, Baton Rouge, Boys and Girls Club, Bye Bye Birdie, Foo Fighters, Hamilton, John Williams, Louisiana, Metropolis, Newsies, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Sheeren Bellinghausen, Tennessee, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Atticus Ross, Beach Boys, City Year, David Carr, Hans Zimmer, Learn to Earn, New Profit Staff, Swiss Army Man, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Talking Heads, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Rob, The Beautiful Struggle, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Great Gatsby, The Knick, The Night of the Gun, Trent Reznor, West Side Story

Take 5: "A New Path to a College Degree" And More...

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Jan 24, 2017 4:38:22 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog

Take 5: "Mission investments" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 23, 2017 12:07:09 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "America’s Great Working-Class Colleges" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 19, 2017 2:06:37 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: BBC, education, Nicole Truhe, philanthropy, Poverty, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, school reform, The New York Times, Universities, venture philanthropy

Faces of New Profit: Nicole Truhe

Posted by Admin on Jan 19, 2017 1:13:16 PM


What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Nicole Truhe...

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Tags: Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Catcher in the Rye, government, Italy, Nicole Truhe, Policy Advocacy, Sign Language, Skydiving, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, DC, Eleanor Roosevelt, Fleetwood Mac, New Jersey, New Profit Staff, Systems Change Work

Gathering of Leaders Millennial Impact Fellow Video Competition

Posted by Admin on Jan 19, 2017 9:30:25 AM

Are you a young person changing the world for the better?

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Tags: Atlanta, Changemakers, Millennial, social entrepreneurship, Gathering, Gathering of Leaders, Millennial Impact Fellow, problem solving, Social Justice

Take 5: "Biggest Trend In Social Good? Women in the Driver's Seat!" And More...

Posted by Admin on Jan 18, 2017 11:33:40 AM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

Take 5: 30 Social Entrepreneurs Changing Europe In 2017

Posted by Admin on Jan 17, 2017 1:01:27 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: NPR, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Can This Program Solve Millennials Underemployment Crisis?" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 13, 2017 5:24:37 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: education, NPR, Pay Gap, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College Grads, E4E, Educators 4 Excellence, Fast Company, Graduate School, Millenials, MPR News, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Designing a Renewable Food System" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jan 12, 2017 3:48:55 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Edutopia, Empathy, Foster Care, Higher Education, New Profit, NPR, Reimagine Learning Fund, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, venture philanthropy, Youth Radio

The Key to High-Quality Education: A Career Continuum for Teachers

Posted by Reimagine Learning on Jan 12, 2017 1:58:35 PM


The following guest blog post was written by Peggy Brookins, President & CEO of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). NBPTS is a part of the Reimagine Learning Network, a national network of over 450 social entrepreneurs, funders, educators, district leaders, policy influencers, and thought leaders who together are reimagining K-12 education in the U.S.

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Tags: education policy, Educators Rising, K-12, NBPTS, Peggy Brookins, Reimagine Learning Fund, TeachStrong Coalition, America's Future, Amplify Blog, ATLAS, Learning Forward, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, National Commission on Teaching, teaching

Take 5: "Shifting Philanthropy from Charity to Justice" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2017 3:41:08 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Charity, inequality, Justice, LIFT Communities, Michelle Obama, National Mentoring Month, NPR, philanthropy, social impact, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Text, Amplify Blog, College, first lady, LIFT, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Our Creative Agency Partner Hiker Won Two Davey Awards!

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2017 11:59:44 AM


We are excited to announce that our creative agency partner Hiker recently won two Davey Awards for design and production work they did as part of our work together. The Davey Awards honor the achievements of small agencies in areas like Design/Print, Film/Video, Content Marketing, and other creative mediums.

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Tags: Annual Report, hiker, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Davey Awards

Take 5: "America’s Economic Distress Belt" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 10, 2017 3:11:39 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: CityLab, Edutopia, FoodCorps, inequality, MENTOR, National Mentoring Month, Poverty, Segregated, America's Promise Alliance, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Mentoring, Pedagogy, Points, Storify, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "How Teachers Learn to Discuss Racism" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 9, 2017 5:08:04 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Congress, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, inequality, Inside Philanthropy, No Child Left Behind, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, President Barack Obama, Racism, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Education Secretary, Education Week, esea, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Fast Company, John King, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, John B. King, No Child Left Behind Act, Trump Administration, Urban-Education Programs

Take 5: "The Failing Grade for Tests " and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 6, 2017 5:02:50 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: K-12, NPR education, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, Fast Company, NationSwell, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Education Innovation in 2017" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 5, 2017 3:31:39 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Christensen Institute, education, K-12, Martha's Vineyard, MVTimes, NA, NoticeAbility, Organizations, Personalized Learning, president, Social Innovation News, STEM, 2017, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Andre Carroll, Criminal Justice Reform, Dean Bragonier, Harvard Law Review, PISA, Today's Student, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Why Innovation Matters" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 4, 2017 3:26:25 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Buzzword, collaboration, Design Thinking, Innovation, New Profit, New Teacher Center, nonprofits, NPR, philanthropy, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Deloitte, Dyslexia, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, the chronicle of philanthropy, Twitter, venture philanthropy

Top 5 Highlights from our Deloitte Collaboration in 2016

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jan 4, 2017 11:40:37 AM


In 2016, our groundbreaking collaboration with Deloitte made a real difference for social entrepreneurs, organizations, and other problem solvers in our community. Below is a recap of some of the highlights from last year. We are so excited about what's to come in 2017!

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Tags: announcements, Becker College, Board of Directors, Educators for Excellence, First Place for Youth, JOANNA BURLESON, Match Education, Mike Canning, Muhammad Yunus, New Leaders, New Teacher Center, Organizations, Roca, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Steven Jennings, Amplify Blog, College Possible, Dana O'Donovan, Deloitte, Deloitte Foundation, Deloitte National Case Competition, Doug Marshall, Enlearn, Eye to Eye, Food Corps

Take 5: "5 Numbers That Explain Education in 2016 " and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 3, 2017 4:23:56 PM


Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Annual Report, education, New Profit, Organizations, Pay For Success, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, 2016, America, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Dorothy Stoneman, Evidence Based Policy, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Youthbuild U.S.A.

Jeff Walker, New Profit Board Chair, talks Systems Entrepreneurship and Collaboration at TEDx

Posted by Admin on Jan 3, 2017 2:21:44 PM



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Tags: harvard business review, HBR, Jeff Walker, Jeffrey Walker, Jim Bildner, New Profit, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, TedX, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch