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Take 5: "Don't Forget Rural Schools" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 18, 2017 2:54:29 PM


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

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Tags: homelessness, Immigrants, Kevin Barenblat, NPR, philanthropy, Rural, Rural Schools, social impact, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, Amplify Blog, PhilanthropyRoundtable, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

America Forward: The Federal Implications Of Pay For Success

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Oct 11, 2016 2:57:52 PM


The following was written by Nicole Truhe, America Forward Government Affairs Director, and Bryan Boroughs, Institute for Child Success General Counsel and Director of Legislative Affairs.

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Tags: Congress, homelessness, Institute for Child Success, Institute for Child Success General Counsel, maternal and child health, Pay For Success, social innovation, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Substance Abuse

New Profit Announces $1 Million Reinvestment in Turnaround for Children

Posted by Admin on Jul 12, 2016 12:00:32 PM


July 12, 2016 (Boston) – New Profit, a national nonprofit venture philanthropy fund working to break down systemic barriers to opportunity in America, is investing $1,000,000 over the next two years in Turnaround for Children. Turnaround for Children connects the dots between poverty, stress and school performance in order to catalyze healthy student development and academic achievement. Turnaround develops tools and strategies, grounded in science, that cultivate a safe environment, reduce stress, increase engagement in learning and accelerate student development and academic achievement.

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Tags: Dr. Pamela Cantor, homelessness, Liz Riker, Organizations, Reimagine Learning Fund, social emotional learning, Amplify Blog, Turnaround for Children, venture philanthropy

Presidential 2016: Performance-Based Leadership - The Future of Pay for Success

Posted by America Forward on Jun 21, 2016 12:17:27 PM


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 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 Caroline Whistler, Co-Founder and Co-President of Third Sector Capital Partners, about performance-based leadership, unlocking and accessing data, and leveraging evidence to facilitate the development of meaningful policy change.

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Tags: Caroline Whistler, homelessness, Pay For Success, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Presidential, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, WIOA, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Presidential 2016: Creating Supportive Housing & Breaking Patterns with Pay for Success

Posted by America Forward on Jun 9, 2016 11:51:34 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 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 Deborah De Santis, President and CEO of the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) about leveraging Pay for Success to create supportive housing, one of the dominating topics of discussion during the 2016 CSH Summit in Chicago.

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Tags: Corporation for Supportive Housing, homelessness, Pay For Success, social innovation, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, CSH, Deborah SeSantis, General Election, Presidential

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

Investment Announcement: Third Sector Capital Partners

Posted by Admin on Nov 19, 2015 2:33:02 PM


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Tags: announcements, Child Welfare, Chronic Homelessness, corporation for national and community service, education, homelessness, Organizations, Pay For Success, PFS, Poverty, Recidivism, 501(C)(3), America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deborah Smolover, George Overholser, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners, venture philanthropy, Wellness

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

Take 5: "Don’t End The Social Innovation Fund (Yet) " and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Oct 16, 2015 2:11:17 PM


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

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Tags: AEI, cognitive skills, Congress, corporation for national and community service, Edward M. Kennedy, Engineer, Engineers, Gridlock, Homeless, homelessness, nonprofits, Pay For Success, Preschool, Robbie Bach, Scholars, Social Innovation News, The Hill, American Enterprise Institute, AmeriCorps, Amplify Blog, Business Leaders, Entertainment, Political Gridlock, problem solving, Santa Clara, SIF, Social Innovation Fund, Social Problem Solving, The Edward M. Kennedy Serve America act, The New York Times, The White House, venture philanthropy, Video Game Business, Video Games, XBox, Xbox Revisited

Take 5: "How TV Can Make Kids Better Readers" and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 23, 2015 4:38:24 PM


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

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Tags: child mind institute, future of privacy, homelessness, michael levine, new profit blog, Nicole Truhe, NPR, npred, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Early Learning Fund, ed, failing, New Profit Staff, Technology, The New York Times