Tags: announcements, breakthroughs, Empathy, New Profit, Pathways Fund, Skills, Accelerator Program, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Announcement, Deval Patrick, Development, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Executive Team, Tulaine Montgomery, underrepresented communities, venture philanthropy, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild
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.
Tags: education, iNACOL, leadership, Personalized Learning, proximity, Social Innovation News, spotlight, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Educators 4 Excellence, GO Public Schools, Year Up
Tags: education, GirlTrek, NPR, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, Women, Women's Accelerator
“100,000 black women and girls stand on this stage with us, we are committed to healing ourselves, to lacing up our sneakers, to walking out of our front door every single day for total healing, and transforming our communities, because we understand we are in the footsteps of a civil rights legacy like no other time before, and that we are facing a health crisis like never, ever before."
UPDATE: On December 5, 2017 the first cohort of Unlocked Futures was announced. Click here to read about these amazing social entrepreneurs.
MAY 9, 2017 (NEW YORK) – In partnership with Grammy winner and activist John Legend’s FREEAMERICA, New Profit will launch Unlocked Futures, an Accelerator providing capacity building funding and support to formerly incarcerated individuals operating mission-driven organizations.
Tags: John Legend, philanthropy, proximity, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, Bank of America, Criminal Justice Reform, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, freeamerica, Tulaine Montgomery, unlocked futures, venture philanthropy, Women's Accelerator
[REDIRECT NOTE: If you were hoping to find our new board member and senior staff announcements, click here!]
Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, announcements, Beyond12, Braven, Found in Translation, Jessica Sager, Justine Zinkin, Kiah Williams, LaborX, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, Organizations, Samasource, T. Morgan Dixon, Accelerator Program, #AdvanceEquity, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, Carmen Rojas, Code2040, Girl Trek, Green City Force, Laura Weidman Powers, Maisha Moses, Maria Vertkin, Sayu Bhojwani, Sirum, The New American Leaders Project, The Workers Lab, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, Women's Accelerator, Yscaira Jimenez
New Profit has six active funds for supporting visionary social entrepreneurs and bringing them together with change agents from other sectors, including policy and business, to take on big systemic challenges. From early childhood learning to K-12 education, workforce development, and public health, we are pushing the boundaries of problem solving in collaboration with amazing partners.
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GirlTrek is building a movement of spirit and health, all starting with a single step. The organization inspires and supports African American women and girls to live their healthiest, most fulfilled lives – simply by walking.
Tags: Beyond 12, GirlTrek, Inside Philanthropy, Jessica Sager, Kelly Cutler, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, NPR, Poverty, Sama Group, Social Innovation News, T. Morgan Dixon, 2016, Accelerator Program, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, EdSurge, Green City Force, Maisha Moses, teaching, The Huffington Post, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, venture philanthropy, Winter Break
New Profit’s Accelerator is a one-year program designed to accelerate the potential of extraordinary female social entrepreneurs and the impact of their organizations. The inaugural cohort was made up of 7 amazing social entrepreneurs – Jessica Sager of All Our Kin, Alexandra Bernadotte of Beyond 12, T. Morgan Dixon and Vanessa Garrison of GirlTrek, Lisbeth Shepherd of Green City Force, Leila Janah of Sama Group, and Maisha Moses of The Young People’s Project. Over the past year, these seven female social entrepreneurs formed a cohort and received insider access to New Profit tools, resources, and networks in addition to a one-time gift of up to $50K. The group recently came together for the finale of the New Profit Accelerator pilot. The following post is an account of the event from Kelly Cutler, Associate Partner on the Portfolio Team, New Profit's Accelerator lead.
Tags: Beyond 12, Cosmopolitan Club, GirlTrek, Jessica Sager, Kelly Cutler, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Montgomery Bus Boycott, New York City, Rosa Parks, Sama Group, T. Morgan Dixon, Accelerator Program, Alexandra Bernadotte, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, Green City Force, Maisha Moses, Social Justice, The Young Peoples Project, Vanessa Garrison, venture philanthropy