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End of Year Letter from New Profit Founder and CEO Vanessa Kirsch

Posted by Admin on Dec 28, 2016 10:38:30 AM


The following letter from New Profit's Founder and CEO, Vanessa Kirsch, appears in our 2015-2016 Annual Report.

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Tags: Election, J.B. Schramm, Jeff Walker, New Profit, Pathways, Amplify Blog, College Summit, Presidential, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy

Faces of New Profit: Juanita Tolliver

Posted by Sarah Duarte on Aug 24, 2016 2:35:43 PM



What is Faces of New Profit? It’s a spotlight on members of the New Profit community, why they do what they do, and who they are. This week, we talk to Juanita Tolliver

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Tags: Chopin, James Taylor, Juanita Tolliver, Otis Redding, Queen, Shawshank Redemption, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Beyonce, Faces of New Profit, Fight Club, Janelle Monae, Presidential, Sam Cooke, Survivor

Presidential 2016: National Service Programs & Corps – Cost-Effective Solutions To Our Nation’s Most Pressing Social Problems

Posted by America Forward on Aug 24, 2016 11:15:33 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 our more than 70 social innovators that make up the America Forward Coalition 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 Mary Ellen Sprenkel, Chief Executive Officer of The Corps Network, about the importance of leveraging national service programs to develop cost-effective solutions to some of our nation’s biggest challenges.

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Tags: CCC, Civilian Conservation Corps, FEMA, Franklin D. Roosevelt, GED, High School Diploma, Income, Mary Ellen Sprenkel, National Service, Political Background, The Atlantic, The Corps Network, 21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Disaster Services, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Ethnicity, Faith, General Stanley McChrystal, National Park Service, Presidential, The Great Depression, WWII

Take 5: "The New Bilingualism" and more...

Posted by Admin on Aug 4, 2016 4:39:10 PM


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

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Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, bilingual, black lives matter, Corporation for Supportive Housing, ICS, Institute for Child Success, LISC, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, NPR, Organizations, Pay For Success, Social Innovation News, The Atlantic, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, CSH, Family Independence Initiative, FII, Grant, Presidential, the chronicle of philanthropy, Third Sector, Third Sector Capital Partners

Presidential 2016: Pay for Success – A Gateway for Quality Early Childhood Care & Education

Posted by America Forward on Jul 13, 2016 10:43:44 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 75 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 Joe Waters, Executive Vice President of the Institute for Child Success, about how Pay for Success can be leveraged to create high-quality early childhood programs and services across the United States, and around the globe.

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Tags: Congress, education, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Greg Williamson, ICS, Institute for Child Success, Pay For Success, PFS, social impact, social innovation, 2016, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, David Wilkinson, Denver Colorado, Early Learning, Joe Waters, Presidential, readynation, Sonoma County, Sorenson Center of the University of Utah, The Brookings Institute, Washington State

Presidential 2016: Highlighting Student Voices at our Today’s Student Town Halls

Posted by America Forward on Jul 7, 2016 5:08:00 PM


The following post was written by Juanita Tolliver, Manager at America Forward, and Sarah Groh, Manager at America Forward.

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Tags: Columbus, Election, Juanita Tolliver, Kent State University, Ohio, Ohio State University, Opportunity Youth, Sarah Groh, #AFPresidential16, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, G.E.D., Gap, Presidential, Today's Student Town hall, YouthBuild

America Forward Presidential 2016: Updates from the Field

Posted by America Forward on Jun 23, 2016 3:25:01 PM


The following post was written by Jessica Crawford, America Forward’s Director of Strategic Partnerships, Juanita Tolliver, America Forward Manager, and Sarah Groh, America Forward Manager.

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Tags: Hillary Clinton, Juanita Tolliver, Ohio, Republican, Sarah Groh, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, Ben Carson, College, Democratic, Jessica Crawford, Pennsylvania, Presidential, Social Innovation Fund

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

CEO Letter: New Profit's Future Bet on Collaboration, Systems Change

Posted by Admin on May 11, 2016 10:40:28 AM




The following letter was written by Vanessa Kirsch, Founder and CEO of New Profit. At the end of the letter, we have included some highlights of New Profit's recent work.

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Tags: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Collaborative Problem Solving, college to career, education, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Innovate Public Schools, Jeff Walker, Match Education, Muhammad Yunus, New Teacher Center, President Barack Obama, Teach For America, Acelero Learning, #AdvanceEquity, America Forward Coalition, Amplify Blog, anet, Bain Bapital, Deloitte, Early Learning, economic empowerment, focus funds, Marco Davis, New Profit Staff, Presidential, public health, Steven Barnes, TFA, The Gathering of Leaders, Thoughts and Approaches, Vanessa Kirsch, venture philanthropy, Verizon Center, Wendy Kopp, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence f