April 13th, 2017 (Boston)- New Profit, a venture philanthropy organization that helps bold problem solvers break through to transform lives, communities, and systems, has announced it will launch two capacity building initiatives: the Personalized Learning Initiative and the Proximity Accelerator. The initiatives are supported by a collaboration between the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, who have contributed $12 million over four years for the Personalized Learning Initiative, and provided $750,0000 to launch Proximity Accelerator programming this year.
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Last year was an extraordinary year for New Profit, thanks to our amazing network of social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other partners. Click the screen below to view a video about our "10 Highlights from 2015" or scroll down to access more detail about each of the highlighted activities.
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Long-term effort will focus on strengthening grantee support and knowledge codification in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s K-12 portfolio
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