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Social Innovation Fund Releases 'State of the Pay for Success Field' Report

Posted by Admin on May 6, 2015 3:05:59 PM


Today, the Social Innovation Fund (SIF) of the Corporation for National and Community Service released State of the Pay for Success Field: Opportunities, Trends, and Recommendations, an important new resource for organizations and policymakers who are involved, or wish to be involved, in this powerful new approach to funding and scaling high-impact solutions to our nation's biggest social challenges.

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Tags: New Profit, Pay For Success, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, America Forward Coalition, Social Innovation Fund, Thoughts and Approaches, WIOA, Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, corporate for national and community service

New Profit Commits $2 Million in Funding & Strategic Support to Help MLT Dramatically Increase Impact

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Apr 21, 2015 10:26:15 AM


Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT) is fundamentally transforming America’s talent pipeline for the private and social sectors by equipping underrepresented minorities with the coaching, skills, and relationships that accelerate their rise to senior leadership.

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Tags: announcements, college to career, Impact Investing, John Rice, minority students, MLT, New Profit, Organizations, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Elizabeth Riker, Management Leadership for Tomorrow (MLT), venture philanthropy

America Forward Builds Momentum for Education, Pay for Success

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Apr 20, 2015 12:03:29 PM


It has been a busy couple of weeks for New Profit's policy arm, America Forward, which advocates for innovative public policy that leads to better outcomes and more efficient use of resources.

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Tags: education, Education Reform, New Profit, No Child Left Behind, Organizations, Pay for Performance, Pay For Success, Representative Paul Ryan, Roca, Roca Inc., senator lamar alexander, Shirley Sagawa, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Deborah Smolover, esea, Every Child Achieves Act, Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2015, George Overholser, Senator Patty Murray, Social Impact Bonds, Third Sector Capital Partners

#NPGathering15: Looking Back, Forging Ahead

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 30, 2015 3:37:18 PM


New Profit's 11th annual Gathering of Leaders is in the rear view mirror, but the dialogue that began last week about social impact, diversity, race, technology and policy will continue.

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Tags: allen blue, care message, center for youth wellness, code for america, frederick hutson, hiker, issue one, jason saul, John Rice, jonny price, kimberly bryant, latricia barksdale, LinkedIn, marlene ibsen, MLT, New Profit, Organizations, Peace First, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, black girls code, Elisabeth Mason, Eric Dawson, Gathering of Leaders, jen pahlka, kiva zip, maria teresa kumar, Mission Measurement, nadine burke harris, pigeonly, Single Stop, Thoughts and Approaches, travelers foundation, trevor potter, vineet singal, voto latino

#NPGathering15: Bets on Transformative Change (Part Three)

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 26, 2015 12:43:06 PM


We had a great first day at the #NPGathering15! So much good dialogue. So many big things to think about. So much collaborating still to be done. We're full of energy and we believe day two is going to be equally, if not more, powerful.

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Tags: Big Bets, impact genome project, impact measurement, jason saul, marlene ibsen, New Profit, Organizations, predictive data, social entrepreneurship, social impact, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, Mission Measurement, Thoughts and Approaches, travelers foundation

#NPGathering15: Bets on Transformative Change (Part Two)

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 25, 2015 7:15:25 PM


What an amazing first set of sessions at #NPGathering15. We heard great dialogue about race, class and opportunity from John Rice (MLT), Maria Teresa Kumar (Voto Latino) and Allen Blue (LinkedIn). We also saw bold Bets presentations from Eric Dawson (Peace First), Dr. Nadine Burke Harris (Center for Youth Wellness) and Elisabeth Mason of Single Stop.

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Tags: jonny price, kiva, latricia barksdale, New Profit, Organizations, philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, CareMessage, Gathering of Leaders, kiva zip, Thoughts and Approaches, vineet singal, y combinator

#NPGathering15: Bets on Transformative Change (Part One)

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Mar 25, 2015 2:46:59 PM


The #NPGathering15 live blog continues!

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Tags: adversity, center for youth wellness, conflict resolution, New Profit, Organizations, Peace First, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Amplify Blog, Elisabeth Mason, Eric Dawson, Gathering of Leaders, nadine burke harris, peacemaking, Single Stop, Thoughts and Approaches, Trauma

#NPGathering15: We Climb & Rise

Posted by Dan on Mar 25, 2015 1:58:56 PM


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Tags: New Profit, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, video

#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

Take 5: "Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact" and more...

Posted by Admin on Nov 12, 2014 4:38:26 PM
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Tags: Food Stamps, Lunch, New Profit, NPR, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Common Core, Deloitte, Georgetown, New Profit Staff, US News, Washington Post, Addie Chamberlain, Government funding, Sonal Shah, Soical Impact