Take 5: "This Is the Way the College ‘Bubble’ Ends" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 26, 2017 4:36:39 PM

Take 5! Here are five social innovation links we are clicking on today:

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Tags: Brook Byers, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Google, Inside Philanthropy, John Doerr, Kim Smith, NewSchools Ventures Fund, NPR, Personalized Learning, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, College, Draper Richards Kaplan, The Economist, The Gates Foundation, the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation, USA Today, venture philanthropy, Walton Family Foundation

Take 5: "Why Black Lives Matter to Philanthropy" and more...

Posted by Anne Gilbert on Jul 21, 2016 10:52:36 AM

1. Ford Foundation: Why Black Lives Matter to Philanthropy "The Movement for Black Lives has created an opportunity for philanthropy to see and learn from new and dynamic forms of social justice leadership and infrastructure. To support and fund this thriving movement, philanthropy itself has had to adapt. Meanwhile, leaders have kept donors’ good intentions in check with candid reminders of how philanthropy can hurt a movement, as well as how it can help. "

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Tags: Airbnb, black lives matter, education, Food Runners, Ford Foundation, Google, NPR, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Ford Foundation, Amplify Blog, food, Take 5, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy

Presidential 2016: National Service - Something We Can All Agree On

Posted by America Forward on Apr 28, 2016 10:29:25 AM

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.

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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

Take 5: " What Achieving Digital Equity Using Online Courses Could Look Like" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 14, 2015 3:28:57 PM

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

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Tags: Benjamin Darrow, Ford Foundation, Google, homelessness, MindShift, New Teacher Center, New York City, NYC, Ohio School of the Air, Online Courses, Openai, Organizations, Personalized Learning, Sam Altman, Social Innovation News, The Mission Continues, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, EdSurge, Elon Musk, Facebook, Fast Company, MOOC, teaching, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, Veterans

#OpportunityRedefined: Stay Tuned for Live Video of our 12/18 Google Hangout on Behavioral Science

Posted by Admin on Dec 8, 2015 3:00:07 PM

Next Friday, Dec. 18, at 1:00 PM ET, we are holding a Google On Air Hangout with three extraordinary social innovators – Sheila Walker of Johns Hopkins, Ellen Galinsky of Families and Work Institute (FWI) and Mind in the Making, and Marc Brackett of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence – as part of our #OpportunityRedefined series.

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Tags: Ellen Galinsky, Google, Google Hangout, Johns Hopkins, Marc Brackett, Mind in the Making, #OpportunityRedefined, Sheila Walker, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, Families and Work Institute, FWI, venture philanthropy, Yale, Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

The Reset Foundation is a Finalist in the #GoogleImpactChallenge - VOTE NOW!

Posted by Admin on Oct 7, 2015 3:00:43 PM

The Reset Foundation, an organization focused on dismantling the poverty to prison cycle by creating an alternative to prison, is one of ten finalists for the #GoogleImpactChallenge!

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Tags: announcements, CJR, Google, Google Impact Challenge, #GoogleImpactChallenge, Jen Porter Anderson, Prison System, Amplify Blog, CJS, Criminal Justice Reform, Prison, The Reset Foundation, venture philanthropy


Posted by Admin on Aug 27, 2015 2:42:09 PM

Amazing work is being done in the New Profit community everyday! Here are some recent highlights from our game changing organizations, partners, and friends.

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Tags: Cambridge College, Christopher Gavigan, Citizen Schools, FoodCorps, Glamour Magazine, Google, Google Hangout, Honest, Jessica Alba, KIPP, KIPP School Summit 2015, Leila Janah, Noel Webster, Organizations, Rachael Ray, Sama Group, Samasource, State Street Corporation, TBT, Teaching Fellow, Accelerator Program, Africa, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Atalia Castro, KIPP Houston, maria teresa kumar, Stephanie Pinto, The Honest Company, The New York Times, The Rachael Ray Show, Throwback Thursday, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Year Up

Take 5: "These Smart Cities Of The Future Were Designed By Smart Middle-School Students" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 7, 2015 3:28:32 PM

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

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Tags: Blended Learning, Board of Directors, Boston Foundation, Google, New York University, Nonprofit Times, NPR, NYU, PARCC, Paul Grogan, Policy Makers, Reimagine Leanring, Reimagine Learning Fund, Smart Cities, social entrepreneurship, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Common Core, Curriculum, EdSurge, ENGAGE, Fast Company, Funders, Learning Standards, Middle School, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, tests, The Science of Smart Cities, venture philanthropy

#OPPORTUNITYREDEFINED: A wrap-up of this month’s conversation on diversity and inclusion

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 31, 2015 9:58:44 AM

We launched our #OpportunityRedefined digital dialogue series recently with hopes of highlighting cutting edge social innovators and provoking bold conversation (and collaboration) about the future of social problem solving.

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Tags: allen blue, Beyond 12, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, LinkedIn, #OpportunityRedefined, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Behavioral Science, Digital Dialogue, Digital Dialogue Series, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mia Birdsong, venture philanthropy, voto latino

Take 5: "The Test That Can Look Into A Child's (Reading) Future" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 21, 2015 1:43:19 PM

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

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Tags: ASD, Beyond 12, Chris Barbic, Collective Action, Corporation for National & Community Service, EducationPost, GED, Google, Google Hangout, Google Hangout On Air, Homeless, Literacy Skill, Medication, Mental Health Care, Northwestern University, NPR, #OpportunityRedefined, Pathways Fund, Social Innovation News, Superintendent of Tennessee’s Achievement School D, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mentally Ill, Miami, Private-Public Partnerships, Reading, Social Innovation Fund, Tennessee’s Achievement School District, The Huffington Post, venture philanthropy, voto latino