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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: "Copying Singapore’s Math Homework" And More...

Posted by Admin on Feb 16, 2017 3:42:19 PM


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

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Tags: education, FoodCorps, NonProfit Quarterly, Pathways Fund, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, the wall street journal, Amplify Blog, College, Teach For All, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp, YouthBuild

#NPGoL: Looking Back at "Teach For America's Journey Towards Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity"

Posted by Madlen Gubernick on Feb 16, 2017 2:42:35 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: Aimee Eubanks Davis, Atlanta, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Jeff Wetzler, #NPGathering16, #NPGoL, philanthropy, Poverty, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Diversity Equity and Inclusion, Gathering of Leaders, Teach For All

New Profit's 2015-2016 Annual Report

Posted by Admin on Dec 28, 2016 3:23:15 PM


Our 2015-2016 Annual Report is being published at a time of widespread uncertainty and anxiety, but the message we want to send to our community  is about action. All of us - from social entrepreneurs to philanthropists, policy advocates, researchers, private sector leaders, and community partners - have a critical role and responsibility to push even harder to maintain the social problem solving momentum we have created together. As we do so, we have to also widen our frame of reference about our mission of breaking down barriers to opportunity in America.

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Tags: Board of Directors, education, Jeffrey Walker, John Rice, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, MLT, nonprofit. philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, #AdvanceEquity, Amplify Blog, Generosity Network, Teach For All, Vanessa Kirsch, Wendy Kopp

New Profit Makes Six New Incubation Investments

Posted by Admin on Jul 12, 2016 12:30:38 PM


Over the past year, the Reimagine Learning Focus Fund has made six new incubation investments. Incubation grants are one-year investments that focus on supporting innovative organizations and programs to evolve their work in line with the Reimagine Learning vision. Look below for information about all six incubation grants

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Tags: BPL, Branching Minds, Carlos Moreno, CAST, Cognitive Science, Education Research, Jane Feinberg, Lawrence Acceleration Academies, Lawrence Public Schools, Learning Disabilities, Massachusetts Advocates for Children, Reimagine Learning Fund, RTI, Shruti Sehra, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Andrew Frishman, Big Picture Learning, Boston Public Schools BPS, coding, Developmental Psychology, Diverse Learners, ESSA, Every Student Succeeds Act, Hackathon, Jeffrey Riley, LD, MAC, Response to Intervention, Superintendent, Teach For All, TLPI, Trauma and Learning Policy Initiative, UDL, Universal Design for Learning, venture philanthropy, Washington DC

#NPGathering16: Video Highlights from the Teach For America Transformation Session

Posted by Sam Hiersteiner on Mar 23, 2016 8:33:21 PM



Our live coverage of #NPGathering16 is underway and you can follow the dialogue on Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook.

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Tags: Aimee Eubanks Davis, Braven, education, Education Reform, Elisa Villanueva Beard, Jeff Wexler, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Gathering of Leaders, Teach For All

TFA Founder Kopp and Bain Capital’s Barnes join New Profit's Board; Walker Becomes Chairman

Posted by Admin on Feb 25, 2016 9:38:00 AM



February 25, 2016 (Boston): New Profit, a pioneering nonprofit venture philanthropy fund in Boston, is pleased to announce two new additions to our board of directors: Wendy Kopp, Founder of Teach For America (TFA) and CEO and Co-founder of Teach For All, and Steven Barnes, a Managing Director at Bain Capital Private Equity. We are also excited that Jeff Walker, a longtime supporter and board member, has become the new Chairman of New Profit’s board.

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Tags: Jeff Walker, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Steve Barnes, Teach For America, Amplify Blog, Teach For All, The Generosity Network, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp

Take 5: "Become A Social Entrepreneur Without Leaving Your Day Job" And More...

Posted by Admin on Feb 24, 2016 2:57:11 PM




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Tags: Michelle Obama, social entrepreneurship, social innovation, Social Innovation News, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Amplify Blog, Teach For All, TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, Twitter, venture philanthropy, Wendy Kopp

Take 5: Wendy Kopp on what it will really take to achieve quality learning for all, and more...

Posted by Admin on Sep 11, 2015 12:57:15 PM


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Tags: Chris Rush, Innovation Hub, Joel Rose, LinkedIn, Organizations, Social Innovation News, Amplify Blog, Atlantic, Fixes, New Classrooms, Teach For All, The New York Times, The Resolution Project, Tina Rosenberg, Washington Post, Wendy Kopp