Anne Gilbert

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Anne Gilbert

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Take 5: "Grantee Inclusion: What's It All About? " and more...

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 29, 2016 10:59:59 AM


Read about the five social innovation links we're clicking on today!

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Tags: education, Grantees, Homeless Youth, Inside Philanthropy, NPR, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, College, Education Week, Funders, Grantmakers, Student Loans, teaching, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 22, 2016 2:28:11 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: education, FoodCorps, KIPP, New Teacher Center, NPR, philanthropy, spotlight, The Mission Continues, #AdvanceEquity, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, LIFT, students, teaching, Third Sector Capital Partners, Turnaround for Children, Veterans, YouthBuild

Take 5: "Why Black Lives Matter to Philanthropy" and more...

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 21, 2016 10:52:36 AM


1. Ford Foundation: Why Black Lives Matter to Philanthropy "The Movement for Black Lives has created an opportunity for philanthropy to see and learn from new and dynamic forms of social justice leadership and infrastructure. To support and fund this thriving movement, philanthropy itself has had to adapt. Meanwhile, leaders have kept donors’ good intentions in check with candid reminders of how philanthropy can hurt a movement, as well as how it can help. "

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Tags: Airbnb, black lives matter, education, Food Runners, Ford Foundation, Google, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Ford Foundation, Amplify Blog, food, Take 5, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students" and more...

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 12, 2016 11:38:08 AM


1. NPR: Why It's Never Too Late To Rescue Failing Students "Unlike most programs that select high-scoring, promising young people, Thread chooses those who are most at risk: high school freshmen from Baltimore public schools who are struggling at school and who lack stability at home. The average GPA is 0.15."

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

#AdvanceEquity: Health Leads Accelerating a Revolution in Healthcare

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 6, 2016 1:07:34 PM


We recently launched #AdvanceEquity, a new digital dialogue series about equity, inclusion, and social impact. #AdvanceEquity is a digital build-out of the rich and provocative conversation that was started at New Profit’s Gathering of Leaders in March (VIDEO). Throughout the series, we’ll be highlighting the stories of people and organizations that are fearlessly pushing the boundaries to break down systemic barriers to opportunity in America.

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Tags: Health Leads, healthcare, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Rebecca Onie, Skoll Foundation, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 1, 2016 3:17:06 PM


Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community every day! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: Amplify Blog

Take 5: Draper Richards Kaplan Launches $65 Million Venture Philanthropy Fund

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jun 28, 2016 3:35:52 PM



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

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Tags: Huffington Post, Inside Philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Philanthropy News Digest, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

America Forward Featured in the Huffington Post: The College Question

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jun 28, 2016 3:20:05 PM


Yesterday, America Forward, New Profit's nonpartisan policy arm, published a piece in the Huffington Post titled The College Question: A Challenge For The President. The piece, written by America Forward managers Sarah Groh and Juanita Tolliver, focuses on what they are calling "The College Question," a major issue area in the upcoming Presidential election. America Forward urges us to start conversation about how to make higher education policies and institutions serve the demographics and needs of today's students.

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Tags: Amplify Blog