Updates, articles and videos from and about Blue Meridian Partners, our investees and the field.


Blue Meridian, Big Bet Investor in Child Welfare Programs, Becomes a Nonprofit

The Chronicle of Social Change describes Blue Meridian Partners’ plans for growth and independence.

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Program to Help Foster Youth Aging Out Expands to Los Angeles, D.C., Illinois and Louisiana

The Chronicle of Social Change reports on the continuing growth of YVLifeSet.

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As a Foundation Winds Down, the Anti-Poverty Funder Collaborative It Launched Takes Flight

Inside Philanthropy reports on EMCF and Blue Meridian’s plans to expand efforts to break the cycle of intergenerational poverty.

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The Biggest Game in Adoption Today

The Chronicle of Social Change reports on WWK’s “groundbreaking” plan to find homes for 58,000 foster kids.

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Bridging the Opportunity Divide for Low Income Youth

A rigorous evaluation of Year Up’s impact demonstrates the large earnings gains for young adults in its workforce development program.

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There’s a Surprisingly Easy Way to Reduce Unplanned Pregnancies

The Washington Post reports how removing small barriers to getting an IUD or implant has yielded big results in Delaware.

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My Journey From Couch-Surfing Kid to Tech Engineer

A Year Up graduate tells Entrepreneur how the program gave him the mindset, the skill set and the connection to launch a successful career.

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A Billionaire Wages War on Poverty in Oklahoma

In Tulsa, philanthropist George Kaiser is mounting one of the most ambitious efforts in the US to help the poor.

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Nonprofits Give “Disconnected” Youths Another Chance

Youth Village's YVLifeset program helps young adults aging out of foster care to move on a positive trajectory.

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What Makes A Nonprofit Big Bettable?

Four characteristics can make nonprofits candidates for large investments.

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