Take 5: "How American Schools Fail Kids with Dyslexia" and More

Posted by Admin on Sep 13, 2017 12:57:40 PM

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

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Tags: Discrimination, education, Health, Integration, New Profit, Newark, Poverty, Social Innovation News, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 2030 Development Goals, America, american schools, Amplify Blog, College, Dyslexia, Early Learning, Poor, students, Take 5, Washington Post

Reflections on “Trauma in the Village”

Posted by Admin on Feb 1, 2017 2:21:29 PM

The following post was authored by Greg Groves, Portfolio Performance and Support Associate at New Profit.

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Tags: education, Health, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, venture philanthropy

#AdvanceEquity: Spotlight on FoodCorps

Posted by Admin on Aug 16, 2016 1:06:19 PM

Healthy food is an essential building block for a full life. But right now, we’ve got a generation of children that is overweight, vulnerable to diet-related disease, and more likely to suffer from a variety of health problems that will hold them back throughout their lifetimes.

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Tags: FoodCorps, Health, Health Problems, Healthy Foods, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog

The Role of the Social Innovation Fund in the Evidence-Based Policy Movement

Posted by America Forward on Jul 22, 2016 11:13:44 AM

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Government Affairs Director, America Forward

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Tags: Congress, Corporation for Supportive Housing, government, Health, House of Representatives, Nicole Truhe, Pay For Success, REDF, America Forward Coalition, economic opportunity, Policy, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, WIOA, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, Youth Development, Chronically Homeless, Nonprofit Finance Fund

New Profit in the Press

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 6:43:55 AM

2016 has started out with a bang for the New Profit team. Check out a few of our press hits from the year so far below:

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Tags: education, FoodCorps, Health, Health Leads, Impact Investing, Inside Philanthropy, K-12, KIm Syman, KIPP, New Profit Innovation Fund, Organizations, Public Policy, Social Innovation News, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, College Possible, economic empowerment, Educators 4 Excellence, Eliza Greenberg, Lumina foundation, New Profit Staff, the chronicle of philanthropy, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Federal Budget and Appropriations Process: Social Innovation Fund

Posted by America Forward on Apr 20, 2016 4:54:12 PM

The following post was written by Nicole Truhe, Director of Government Affairs at America Forward.

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Tags: Congress, corporation for national and community service, education, Health, Health and Human Services, Nicole Truhe, Pay For Success, PFS, America Forward Coalition, Appropriations, economic opportunity, Federal Budget, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Youth Development, Workforce training, Childhood Health, Employment Services, Personal Savings

GirlTrek is "Walking Together for Health and Spirit"

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Apr 7, 2016 10:27:15 AM

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.

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Tags: GirlTrek, Health, Morgan Dixon, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Accelerator Program, Amplify Blog, The New York Times, Vanessa Garrison, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "What Happens When Students Create Their Own Curriculum?" and more...

Posted by Admin on Dec 3, 2015 11:26:59 AM

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

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Tags: California, Grit, Grocery Store, Growth Mindset, Health, Healthy Food, Junk Food, nonprofits, NPR, Social Innovation News, SPR, Student Engagement, Thanksgiving, The Atlantic, Academics, Amplify Blog, Black Friday, Curriculum, Cyber Monday, Doug Rauch, Fast Company, Giving Tuesday, Social Problem Solving, Surveys, Test Scores, tests, The Huffington Post, Trader Joe's, Traditional School Structure, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Creating a Better Way" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 24, 2015 11:33:34 AM

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

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Tags: Annual Report, Brookings, Elementary and Secondary Education Act, Freakonomics, Health, Health Care System, Health Leads, High School, IBM, Larry Hogan, Organizations, President Barack Obama, Social Innovation News, achievement gap, Amplify Blog, College, Early Learning, Education Week, esea, John King, LIFT, Maryland, The Washington Post, U.S. Secretary of Education, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "Mantras Before Math Class" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 10, 2015 3:03:41 PM

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

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Tags: Business Wire, collaboration, Congress, education, Health, housing, Innovation Fund, January, Math Class, Packard Foundation, Public Schools, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Janie's Fund, Sexual Abuse, Social Sector, Steven Tyler, Sundance Film Festival, Ted Dintersmith, The Washington Post, Tony Wagner, Transcendental Meditation, Trauma, Venture Capitalist, venture philanthropy, Youth Villages