Tags: Atlanta, Berkeley, Beverly Gage, Beyond 12, Billions Institute, Bridgeway Partners, Capitol Hill Partners, Charlie Rose, CHRISTOPHER GERGEN, Christy Chin, City of Dubuque, Columbia University, Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque, District of Columbia, Doug Borchard, Health Leads, James Fallows, John Pudner, Juleanna Glover, Mad Free, Nancy Van Milligen, New Profit, #NPGoL, Opportunity Agenda, Peery Foundation, Rudy Currence, Sara Di Troia, Shruti Sehra, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Stephanie Blank, Take Back Our Republic, Taylor Stanley, the American Futures Project, The Atlantic, 2016 Election, ACLU, Alan Jenkins, Alex Bernadotte, Ambassador Andrew Young, Amplify Blog, Anderson Sainci, Andrea Young, Case Foundation, Center for Public Leadership, Cheryl Dorsey, City Year, CNN, Courtney Cogburn, Dana O'Donovan, Daniel Shoy, David Gergen, DAVID STROH, DC, Deloitte, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, East Lake Foundation, echoing green, Eliza Greenberg, Forward Impact, Funders, Gathering of Leaders, GEEARS, George Lakoff, Georgia Early Education Alliance for Ready Student, Harvard Kennedy School, Jessamyn Shams-Lau, JOE MCCANNON, Lee Foley, Marco Davis, maria teresa kumar, Michaela Angela Davis, Monitor Institute, Policy, Rebecca Onie, Shawn Bohen, Sheila Herrling, Tulaine Montgomery, University of California, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Yale University, Year Up
What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Sheeren Bellinghausen...
Tags: Annie Hall, Baton Rouge, Boys and Girls Club, Bye Bye Birdie, Foo Fighters, Hamilton, John Williams, Louisiana, Metropolis, Newsies, Paul Simon, Randy Newman, Sheeren Bellinghausen, Tennessee, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Atticus Ross, Beach Boys, City Year, David Carr, Hans Zimmer, Learn to Earn, New Profit Staff, Swiss Army Man, Ta-Nehisi Coates, Talking Heads, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Rob, The Beautiful Struggle, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Great Gatsby, The Knick, The Night of the Gun, Trent Reznor, West Side Story
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, LEAP Innovations, Match Education, Organizations, philanthropy, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, City Year, College, Educators 4 Excellence, LIFT, venture philanthropy
On October 19th, 2016, 34 members of our Practitioner Community and 14 New Profit Deal Partners and staff convened in Boston, MA for the annual practitioner’s working group “The Beat Goes On: Social Innovation through Collaboration.”
Tags: Branching Minds, CAST, Citizen Schools, City Connects, New Teacher Center, Practitioner Community, Reimagine Learning Fund, Teach For America, Achievement Network, all means all, Amplify Blog, anet, Big Picture Learning, City Year, Eye to Eye, New Classrooms, PowerMyLearning, The Rhythm of Change, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, Turnaround for Children, Vantage Partners
Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of the more than 70 organizations in the America Forward Coalition, and their solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from Shirley Sagawa, CEO and President of Service Year Alliance, about how service year programs can solve problems at scale, improve educational and employment opportunities, and connect Americans and diverse communities.
Tags: aspen institute, Aspen Institute Franklin Project, Building Bridges Coalition, Campus Compact, Citizen Schools, Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy, Joplin Tornado, National Conference on Citizenship, National Peace Corps Association, Reading Partners, Service Year, Service Year Alliance, Shirley Sagawa, Teach For America, The Corps Network, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, America's Service Commissions, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, City Year, College Possible, Gen. Stan McChrystal, Malaria, Peace Corps, Voices for National Service, YouthBuild USA
Tags: Branching Minds, CAST, City Connects, City Year's School Design Division, Incubation Grants, Investments, Jody Cornish, Lawrence Acceleration Academies, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Organizations, Reimagine Learning Fund, Shruti Sehra, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Big Picture Learning, City Year, PowerMyLearning, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy
July 12, 2016 (Boston) – New Profit, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy fund working to break down systemic barriers to opportunity in America, is making a significant unrestricted operating investment in City Year’s School Design Division through our Reimagine Learning Fund. The Fund seeks to transform learning environments to focus on an understanding of learner diversity and a commitment to student-centered learning to ensure that all students – including those who have been systematically under-served by traditional schools – are supported to succeed.
Tags: City Year's School Design Division, Organizations, Reimagine Learning Fund, School of Edu, SDD, Amplify Blog, Center for Social Organization of Schools, City Year, CSOS, CY, venture philanthropy
Thanks to the persistence of social innovators across the country, every day we see strategies that are working and delivering results in a rapidly changing world. This ongoing blog series will highlight the voices of our Coalition of 70+ social innovators and their innovative solutions to our country’s most pressing social problems, as well as examples of how this powerful work can be transformed into national change. Today we will hear from AnnMaura Connolly, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at City Year, an America Forward Coalition organization, and President of Voices for National Service, an America Forward partner organization, about the strong bipartisan support for national service, and how service can be instrumental in addressing local needs in a cost-effective manner, as well as in helping young adults make the critical transition from college to career.
Tags: CNCS, Columbia University, Congress, District of Columbia, Google, Microsoft, Target, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, Bank of America, City Year, Presidential, Voices for National Service, Cisco, CSX, Home Depot, Tribal Recognition Day for National Service, AnnMaura Connolly, Comcast NBCUniversal, National and Community Service, #NationalService, Senior Corps, Walmart, Wendy Spencer
Tags: Capitol Hill, Childhood Trauma, Independent Sector, John W. Gardner Leadership Award, Michael Brown, National Employment Law Project, NPR, Posse Foundation, Poverty, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, City Year, College Summit, Deloitte, Detroit Zoological Society, Minimum Wage, National Association of School Psychologists, RightStep Innovation Prize, Ron Kagan, the chronicle of philanthropy, The Washington Post, Vanessa Kirsch
New Profit's signature collaboration with Deloitte has helped nearly 50 innovative nonprofits achieve scale and greater impact over the last 15 years. Our shared values and vision for transformative social impact have been the foundation for a unique and enduring relationship, and we were thrilled to support Deloitte's RightStep Innovation Prize, which was designed to help scale the next cutting edge approach in education.
Tags: announcements, Beyond12, collaboration, education, iMentor, New Profit, Organizations, Pathways Fund, philanthropy, Posse Foundation, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, City Year, College Summit, Deloitte, Monitor Institute, RightStep Innovation Prize, Strive for College, Technology, uAspire, Vanessa Kirsch