#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

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

Take 5: "Building Movements, Not Organizations" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jul 29, 2015 1:40:57 PM

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

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Tags: Beyond 12, Black, Black Students, Bloomberg, education, KIm Syman, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, NPR, organizations, SAT, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, ACT, Alex Bernadotte, Amplify Blog, Criminal Justice Reform, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, George Washington University, GWU, Kirsten Lodal, LIFT, maria teresa kumar, Mayor, students, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, voto latino, Washington D.C., White, White Students

Take 5: "The Cost of Letting Young People Drift" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 22, 2015 4:48:10 PM

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Tags: Brooklyn, ChalkBeat, collaboration, Cross Sector Collaboration, Font, KIm Syman, Learning Difference, Learning Disabilities, Learning Mindset, Learning Mindsets, Mindsets, my brother's keeper, President Barack Obama, Raikes Foundation, Seattle, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Brooklyn Generation School, Daniel Britton, Deloitte, Dyslexia, getting smart, Grants Manages Network, low-performing schools, Measure of America, Mindset, New York, Social Problem Solving, social science, Student Outcomes, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy, white house

In the News: New Profit's Latest Hits on Powerful Solutions, Transformative Ideas

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Jun 8, 2015 2:16:09 PM

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Tags: empowerment, KIm Syman, Reimagine Learning Fund, Shruti Sehra, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deborah Smolover, Tulaine Montgomery

Take 5: "What is Learning For?" and more...

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 30, 2015 2:27:23 PM

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Tags: Collaborative Learning Environment, K-12 School System, KIm Syman, Service Year, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, EdSurge, Fast Company, getting smart, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, Valerie Hannon

Take 5: "Two Keys to Sustainable Social Enterprise" and more...

Posted by Admin on Apr 29, 2015 3:07:34 PM

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Tags: center for youth wellness, Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society at Stanfo, Computers For Youth, harvard business review, Health Leads, Heidelberg University, Helmut Anheier, Homeless, Housing and Community Development Division, KIm Syman, Organizations, Paul Brest, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford, Stanford Social Innovation Review, State AId, Amplify Blog, Centre, Deseret News, Education Commission of the States, Fast Company, Gordon Walker, LIFT, pigeonly, Strategic Philanthropy, Strategic Philanthropy and its Discontents, Strategic Philanthropy: Comparative Perspectives o, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Huffington Post, Utah


Posted by Kim Syman on Apr 29, 2015 10:43:29 AM

Yesterday, Fast Company Co. Exist ran "What We Mean When We Talk About 'Empowerment'", the fourth installment of my “7 Reasons for Social Innovation Optimism" series.

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Tags: KIm Syman, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Fast Company, Fast Company Co. Exist, Thoughts and Approaches

#NPGathering15: Rewinding to Keep the Conversation Going [Part One]

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 13, 2015 12:46:35 PM

As we have mentioned in past posts, we want to be sure that the conversations that were started at the 2015 Gathering of Leaders not only continue, but also grow. In pursuit of this goal, over the next several days we will be releasing a series of blog posts that will provide a more in depth wrap up of each of the conversations and panels that occurred at the Gathering. Before delving into the actual conversations we wanted to share some of the reactions that participants had to the Gathering as a whole. Here are some of our favorite tweets!

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Tags: Carla Javits, hiker, KIm Syman, Philip Courtney, T. Morgan Dixon, Amber Rose Johnson, Amplify Blog, Diego Hernandez, Gathering of Leaders, Michael Nischan, Tim O'Reilly

#NPGathering15: We Challenge YOU to Join the Conversation!

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Mar 25, 2015 1:41:32 PM

New Profit Founder & CEO Vanessa Kirsch and Managing Partner Kim Syman.

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Tags: KIm Syman, New Profit, opportunity, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, Vanessa Kirsch