Sam Hiersteiner

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Sam Hiersteiner

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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

#AdvanceEquity: A Former Prosecutor Pushes Criminal Justice Reform

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jun 7, 2016 12:45:46 PM

Yesterday, we 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: John Legend, prosecutor, Prosecutor Integrity Initiative, Social Innovation News, Adam Foss, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform

#NPGathering16: "Carry love with you" (Day Two Video Highlights)

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 25, 2016 12:42:22 PM

We've come to the end of #NPGathering16 and it was, without a doubt, one of the most inspirational events in New Profit's history.

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Tags: education, Education Reform, Innovate Public Schools, jonny price, Jumpstart, kiva, Little Bets, Maslow Development Inc., MORA SEGAL, Peter Sims, philanthropy, Primed to Perform, Prosecutor Integrity Initiative, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Adam Foss, Amplify Blog, anet, Criminal Justice Reform, DERWIN DUBOSE, DERWIN SISNETT, economic empowerment, Family Independence Initiative, Gathering of Leaders, kiva zip, LINDSAY McGREGOR, NAILA BOLUS, NEEL DOSHI, New Majority Community Labs, PREMAL SHAH, VEDETTE GAVIN

#NPGathering16: Video Highlights from Day One

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 24, 2016 5:37:27 PM

Our live coverage of #NPGathering16 continues and you can follow the dialogue on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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Tags: black lives matter, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Brittany Packnett, Deval Patrick, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Tulaine Montgomery

#NPGathering16: Video Highlights from the Teach For America Transformation Session

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 23, 2016 8:33:21 PM

Our live coverage of #NPGathering16 is underway and you can follow the dialogue on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, Braven, education, Education Reform, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Jeff Wexler, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, Teach For All

#NPGathering16: Remembering Greg Dees

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 18, 2016 1:12:43 PM

In advance of next week's Gathering of Leaders in California, we are sharing stories and memories from Gatherings past. Follow us here or on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook with the hashtag #NPGathering16.

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Tags: social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, fuqua school of business, Greg Dees

#NPGathering16: The America Forward Story

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 17, 2016 3:38:05 PM

We're counting down to the 2016 Gathering of Leaders in California on March 23-24! Follow us here and on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook for live updates.

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Tags: Pay For Success, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Every Student Succeeds Act

Pay for Success: Our Partners Roca & TSCP Highlighted in Chronicle of Philanthropy

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 10, 2016 3:28:50 PM

Two New Profit grantee-partners - Roca Inc. and Third Sector Capital Partners - were recently highlighted in a Chronicle of Philanthropy case study [Pay Wall] about the growth of Pay for Success, an innovative social impact funding model that drives government resources toward programs that prove effective at providing results to the people who need them most.

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Tags: In The News, New Profit Innovation Fund, Pay For Success, Roca Inc., social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Third Sector Capital Partners

NonProfit Times Honors New Profit Board Member Paul Grogan

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Aug 7, 2015 2:06:26 PM

We were thrilled to see that a longtime member of New Profit's Board of Directors, Boston Foundation President Paul Grogan, was included on the NonProfit Times "2015 Top 50 Power & Influence" list. Here's the great blurb on Paul that was included in the list:

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Tags: Board of Directors, Boston, Boston Foundation, Paul Grogan, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, The Nonprofit Times

Spirituality and Emotional Health in Social Problem Solving

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Jul 28, 2015 11:00:23 AM

Last week, New Profit Partner Shruti Sehra, who leads our Reimagine Learning Fund, and Athena Capital Advisors CEO Lisette Cooper co-published a Huffington Post piece about the growing movement behind spirituality and emotional health as powerful tools for social problem solving.

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Tags: Lisette Cooper, meditation, Op-eds, Reimagine Learning Fund, Shruti Sehra, social emotional learning, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Athena Capital Advisors, Emotional Intelligence, mindfulness, Thoughts and Approaches