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Take 5: LIFT Awarded in BridgeBuilder Challenge and More

Posted by Admin on Aug 4, 2017 1:55:54 PM


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

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Tags: BridgeBuilder, Brookings, education, Forbes, Impact Engine, Impact Investing, LIFT-Chicago, Molly Baldwin, OpenIDEO, opportunity, philanthropy, Recidivism, Roca, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Entrepreneurship, GHR Foundation, learning, LIFT, MIT, Progress, Technology

SPOTLIGHTING EXTRAORDINARY WORK IN THE NEW PROFIT COMMUNITY

Posted by Admin on Jun 9, 2017 11:02:45 AM


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

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Tags: education, First Place for Youth, iMentor, LEAP Innovations, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, College, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Educators 4 Excellence, LIFT, TedX, venture philanthropy

#AdvanceEquity: International Women's Day

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Mar 8, 2017 3:36:35 PM


In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8th, we'd like to honor all of the women social entrepreneurs in our portfolio and the amazing work that they do every day to help America on its journey towards a more equitable society.

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Tags: Beyond 12, education, GirlTrek, Health Leads, International Women's Day, LEAP Innovations, New Teacher Center, Pay For Success, philanthropy, Poverty, Roca, Samasource, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, College, College Advising Corps, Educators 4 Excellence, Green City Force, LIFT, PowerMyLearning, Single Stop, Social Innovation Fund, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Women Entrepreneurs, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild

#NPGoL: Looking Back at "Bold Bets Part 1"

Posted by Admin on Feb 21, 2017 3:49:36 PM


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 Whistler, Charles Best, Lance Fors, LIFT Los Angeles, Mark Edwards, New Teacher Center, #NPGathering16, #NPGoL, Pamela Cantor, Amplify Blog, Bold Bets, Donors Choose, Elisabeth Stock, Gathering of Leaders, LIFT, Michelle Rhone-Collins, PowerMyLearning, Third Sector Capital Partners, Turnaround, Turnaround for Children, Upstream USA

Take 5: "Shifting Philanthropy from Charity to Justice" and more...

Posted by Admin on Jan 11, 2017 3:41:08 PM


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

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Tags: Big Brothers Big Sisters, Charity, inequality, Justice, LIFT Communities, Michelle Obama, National Mentoring Month, NPR, philanthropy, social impact, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Text, Amplify Blog, College, first lady, LIFT, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, venture philanthropy

Spotlighting Extraordinary Work in the New Profit Community

Posted by Meghan Gannon on Nov 4, 2016 3:59:00 PM


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

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Tags: education, LEAP Innovations, Match Education, Organizations, philanthropy, Reimagine Learning Fund, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, City Year, College, Educators 4 Excellence, LIFT, venture philanthropy

Presidential 2016: LIFT – Helping Americans Realize Big Dreams & Better Futures

Posted by America Forward on Oct 26, 2016 2:17:53 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 highlights the voices of our Coalition of more than 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 Molly Day, Senior Vice President of Strategy & Growth at LIFT, about how they empower families to break the generational cycle of poverty through a holistic model that offers personal, social, and financial supports.

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Tags: LIFT Communities, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, LIFT, venture philanthropy

Take 5: "A Parent’s Perspective" And More...

Posted by Admin on Oct 12, 2016 4:35:09 PM


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

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Tags: Leading Educators, LIFT Communities, NPR, Pay For Success, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Education Week, LIFT, Transforming Education, venture philanthropy

#AdvanceEquity: Women's Equality Day

Posted by Admin on Aug 26, 2016 3:13:49 PM




In celebration of Women's Equality Day (August 26th, 2016) we would like to take a moment to honor all of the women social entrepreneurs in our portfolio and the amazing work that they do every day to help America on its journey towards a more equitable society.

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Tags: Beyond 12, Ellen Moir, GirlTrek, Health Leads, inequality, Jessica Sager, Kate Gerson, LEAP, Leila Janah, Lisbeth Shepherd, Molly Baldwin, MORA SEGAL, New Teacher Center, Nicole Hurd, Organizations, Pamela Cantor, Phyllis Lockett, Roca, Samasource, T. Morgan Dixon, The Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Alexandra Bernadotte, Algebra Project, All Our Kin, Amplify Blog, anet, AP, Christy Reeves, College Advising Corps, Dorothy Stoneman, Elisabeth Stock, GCF, Green City Force, Kirsten Lodal, LEAP Innovation, LIFT, Maisha Moses, PowerMyLearning, Rebecca Onie, Single Stop, The Young Peoples Project, Turnaround for Children, UnboundED, Vanessa Garrison, Women's Accelerator, YouthBuild, YPP

SPOTLIGHTING EXTRAORDINARY WORK IN THE NEW PROFIT COMMUNITY

Posted by Admin on Aug 17, 2016 3:46:57 PM



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

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Tags: City Connects, FoodCorps, KIPP, New Classrooms Innovation Partners, Organizations, Roca, Achievement Network, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, anet, College Possible, Educators 4 Excellence, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Gerald Chertavian, LIFT, venture philanthropy, YearUp