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New Profit Launches Two Education Initiatives Aimed at Inclusive Social Entrepreneurship and Personalized Learning

Posted by Admin on Apr 13, 2017 2:51:00 PM


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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Tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Camelback Ventures, education, highlander institute, imblaze, iNACOL, inequality, opening doors, Personalized Learning, Personalized Learning Initiative, philanthropy, proximity, Proximity Accelerator, RISE Colorado, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Surge Institute, the black teacher collaborative, abriendo puertas, Amplify Blog, Big Picture Learning, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, FaithActs, GO Public Schools, PowerMyLearning, the learning accelerator, transcend builds, transcend education, valor collegiate academics, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Why School Location Matters" And More...

Posted by Admin on Feb 5, 2016 2:05:13 PM



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Tags: Al Jazeera America, Bill Gates, education, Huffington Post, Impact Investing, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

VIDEO: 10 New Profit Highlights from 2015

Posted by Admin on Jan 6, 2016 2:13:09 PM


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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Tags: 2015, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Fortune 500, Innovate Public Schools, John Legend, John Rice, Match Education, MIT Media Lab, MLT, New York Fashion Week, Presidential Briefing Book, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, 2016 Election, Accelerator Program, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deloitte, ESSA, Every Students Succeeds Act, Gathering of Leaders, Melinda Gates, New Year, Third Sector Capital, Valerie Mosley, Valmo Ventures, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Turning Loved Ones Into Caregivers" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 16, 2015 3:00:27 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Chicago, Columbia University, Growth Mindset, MindShift, Noora Health, NPR, Pay For Success, Professor Carol Dweck, Social Innovation News, Stanford, the wall street journal, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Edith Elliott, Evidence Policy, Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, Philanthropy News Digest, Unequal City

Take 5: "Four Strategies For Measuring Impact from Leaders Rocking the World of Social Good" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 12, 2015 1:26:46 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Absenteeism, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Blended Learning, College-Ready Education, Common Core Standards, ELL, iNACOL, LinkedIn, Measuring Impact, NPR, Organizations, Orlando, Personalized Learning, Social Good, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Blended Classroom, Common Core, Data, EdSurge, educators, Educators 4 Excellence, Fast Company, Melinda Gates, New Profit Staff, Technology, U.S. Department of Education, Vanessa Krisch, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Voters Speak: Protect National Service Funding" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 9, 2015 3:19:24 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: adversity, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Childhood Trauma, College-Ready Education, Congress, homelessness, IDEA, IEP, Independents, Individualized Education Program, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, National Service, National Service Funding, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, NPR, President Barack Obama, President Clinton, President George H.W. Bush, President George W. Bush, Republicans, Rhode Island, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Adam Gibbs, ADHD, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Community Solutions, Connecticut, Democrats, Gated Foundation, Melinda Gates, New Mexico, New Orleans, Special Ed Teachers, TargetPoint Consulting, Tea Party, The Huffington Post, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Veteran, Veteran Homelessness, Vote

Vanessa Kirsch: Our New Partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Nov 9, 2015 10:44:07 AM


The following is a letter from Vanessa Kirsch, founder and CEO of New Profit.

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Tags: announcements, Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Citizen Schools, College-Ready Education, Corporation for National and Community Services, Freelancers Union, Health Leads, Jumpstart, KIPP, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, MLT, New Profit Innovation Fund, NPIF, Organizations, Presidential Briefing Book, social entrepreneurship, Teach For America, 2016 Election, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, focus funds, Gates Foundation, LIFT, Melinda Gates, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, The Gathering, The Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Year Up

New Profit Receives a $15 Million Grant to Expand Nonprofit Capacity Building Efforts

Posted by Admin on Nov 5, 2015 3:41:58 PM


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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Tags: 15 million, announcements, bill and melinda gates foundation, Bill Gates, Bob Searle, Boston, Capital Aggregation, College-Ready Education, Health Leads, KIPP, Reimagine Learning Fund, Reimagine Learning Focus Fund, RL, Teach For America, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Acelero Learning, Amplify Blog, Gates Foundation, Melinda Gates, New Classrooms, New Profit Staff, Portfolio Performance, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Year Up

Take 5: "School Lunch Program Could Save $103 Billion" and more...

Posted by Admin on Oct 9, 2015 1:18:47 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Bill Gates, Child Nutrition Act, education, Global Health, Gov Innovator, government, K-12, Maya Shankar, SBST, School Lunch, social innovation, Social Innovation News, 2016, Academic Standards, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, CNBC, Common Core, Gates, Policymakers, Presidential, Presidential Campaign, School Lunch Program, social science, Technology, The Washington Post, venture philanthropy, white house

Take 5: "Bedtime Stories for Young Brains" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 18, 2015 4:27:35 PM


Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Bedtime Stories, Bill Gates, Brains, Dr. Pamela Cantor, Girls Of Color, Internet, Latinos, Learning Difference, learning differences, Martha's Vineyard, Microsoft, MindShift, NoticeAbility, NPR, Paul Allen, Pediatric Primary Care, Perri Klass, silicon valley, Social Innovation News, Teaching Software, African-Americans, American Academy of Pediatrics, Amplify Blog, black girls code, Code Camp, coding, Dean Bragonier, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Dyslexia, GatesNotes, Jesse Jackson, Technology, The New York Times, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy