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New Profit Statement on Charlottesville

Posted by Vanessa Kirsch on Aug 16, 2017 1:49:28 PM


From Vanessa Kirsch (Founder & CEO), Tulaine Montgomery (Managing Partner), and Jeff Walker (Chairman)

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Tags: Charlottesville, Heather Heyer, Jeff Walker, Mamie TIll, Self Care, Amplify Blog, Contemplative Sciences Center, Tulaine Montgomery, University of Virginia, Vanessa Kirsch

Take 5: "Harnessing the Power of Evidence" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 24, 2017 10:16:07 AM


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

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Tags: harvard business review, HBR, Jeff Walker, New America, SAT, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Teach For America, ACT, Amplify Blog, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Democratizing Philanthropy, Financial Times, Sheila Herrling, Systems Change, Teach For All, The Case Foundation, The New York Times, U.S. State Department, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp

Systems Change Leadership: Two New Profit Board Members Highlighted in Financial Times

Posted by Admin on Jul 20, 2017 3:29:47 PM


This week, New Profit's Board Chair Jeff Walker and fellow Board Member Wendy Kopp, CEO and Co-Founder of Teach For America and Teach For All, were featured in a Financial Times piece on collaborative leadership and problem-solving by Anne-Marie Slaughter, President & CEO of New America and former Director of Policy Planning at the U.S. State Department.

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Tags: Board of Directors, education, Jeff Walker, New America, Social Innovation News, State Department, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Anne-Marie Slaughter, Teach For All, Wendy Kopp

Take 5: "How severe, ongoing stress can affect a child’s brain" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jul 12, 2017 4:20:49 PM


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

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Tags: Chronicle of Philanthropy, Forbes, Jeff Walker, millennials, social impact, Social Innovation News, The New American Leaders, Amplify Blog, ctpost, Early Learning, Education Week, Sayu Bhojwani, System Entrepreneur, venture philanthropy

New Profit's Board Chair, Jeff Walker, Featured in The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Posted by Admin on Jul 11, 2017 12:17:46 PM


"I’ve met several people recently who had something in common. All were building collaborations to address big problems. All were experiencing genuine success. Yet all felt somehow "odd" because the way they were addressing the problem did not fit the typical nonprofit-leader mold. To each of them, I’ve said the same thing: There’s a name for people like you, and it’s "system entrepreneur." - Jeff Walker

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Tags: Board of Directors, Chronicle of Philanthropy, In The News, Jeff Walker, Public Allies, social change, Amplify Blog, System Entrepreneur, Systems Change, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch

Our Board Chair Jeff Walker on Systems Entrepreneurship and Systems Change

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Apr 6, 2017 2:55:38 PM


"It’s one of the perennial questions facing the nonprofit world: Why, despite the sector’s collective resources and best efforts, do so many social problems remain so persistent?"

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Tags: collaboration, education, Jeff Walker, leadership, nonprofit, Reimagine Learning Fund, Scale, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, Collective Impact, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, mindfulness, Systems Thinking, venture philanthropy

#NPGoL: Video Testimonials

Posted by Admin on Feb 22, 2017 10:49:33 AM



The 2017 Gathering of Leaders is almost here! Leading up to our annual convening March 1-2 in Atlanta, we’ll be sharing some of last year’s standout moments and lessons.

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Tags: Caroline Altman Smith, Charles Best, DonorsChoose.org, Jeff Walker, KIm Syman, MDG Health Alliance, New Profit, #NPGoL, Primed to Perform, Amplify Blog, Early Learning Fund, Gathering of Leaders, Gerald Chertavian, LINDSAY McGREGOR, Marco Davis, NEEL DOSHI, Sangeeta Tyagi, The Kresge Foundation, Tulaine Montgomery, venture philanthropy, Year Up, YouthBuild USA

Jeff Walker on Mindfulness in Philanthropy, Education, and Leadership [PODCAST]

Posted by Admin on Jan 25, 2017 2:23:52 PM


Can you be a compassionate leader and also be driven?

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Tags: Board of Directors, Jeff Walker, Jim Bildner, Meditation Studio, Pathways Fund, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Board Chair, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, TedX, Vanessa Kirsch

Jeff Walker, New Profit Board Chair, talks Systems Entrepreneurship and Collaboration at TEDx

Posted by Admin on Jan 3, 2017 2:21:44 PM



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Tags: harvard business review, HBR, Jeff Walker, Jeffrey Walker, Jim Bildner, New Profit, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, TedX, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch

End of Year Community Letter from New Profit Board Chairman Jeff Walker

Posted by Admin on Dec 28, 2016 10:41:21 AM


The following letter to the New Profit community from our Board Chair Jeff Walker appears in our 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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Tags: Atul Gawande, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Business, Changemakers, collaboration, Jeff Walker, Jim Bildner, philanthropy, Public Policy, social impact, Systems Entrepreneurship, Amplify Blog, Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, New Profit Board of Directors, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy