Mar 29, 2023
Supporting Women is a Critical Path Toward Equity
In honor of Women’s History Month, Blue Meridian emphasizes the importance of gender equity as it relates to improving the life trajectories of young people and families in poverty and highlights investees whose work supports women.
Dec 20, 2022
Investing in Education to Create an Equitable Future
In response to COVID-19, Blue Meridian has made investments aimed at accelerating the reach and impact of key interventions for students and helping states and districts lay the groundwork for systemic improvement.
Oct 20, 2022
Leveraging the Power of Place
To break the link between ZIP code and life chances and advance an equitable recovery from COVID-19, Blue Meridian is investing in place-based partnerships and their supporting ecosystem through our Place Matters portfolio.
Jul 22, 2022
Investing in Workforce Development to Create an Equitable Economy
Amid the economic fallout of COVID-19, Blue Meridian Partners has invested in a range of workforce development strategies aimed at ensuring an inclusive and equitable post-pandemic recovery.
Apr 22, 2022
Making it Mainstream – Employing Justice-Impacted People
Justice-impacted people comprise an enormous, often overlooked segment of the US population. The Justice and Mobility Fund is working to create fair chances for this community by investing in strategies that boost employment & economic mobility.
Feb 22, 2022
The Realities Driving Blue Meridian’s Work, Now and Into the Future
Two years into the pandemic, Nancy Roob and Jim Shelton reflect on the challenging realities we face as a nation in realizing a truly equitable recovery; these realities sharpen Blue Meridian's focus and determination to prevail.
Jul 14, 2021
Reforming criminal justice, transforming economic mobility
Collaborating with the Ford Foundation and Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Philanthropies, Blue Meridian Partners works to increase economic opportunity for justice involved individuals through the Justice and Mobility Fund.
Jul 14, 2021
Leading Philanthropies Join Forces to Boost Economic Mobility among People Involved with the Criminal Justice System
The Justice and Mobility Fund shares its commitment of at least $250 million to support leading organizations working to boost economic mobility and strengthen the life trajectories of people involved with the criminal justice system.
Jun 16, 2021
Accelerating Readiness for Scale
With a focus on pursuing an equitable recovery from the pandemic and continuing to fill gaps in the social sector funding market, The Studio @ Blue Meridian invests in more organizations readying themselves for future transformative scaling.
Mar 11, 2021
Setting our Sights on an Equitable Future
Reflecting on the past year's challenges, Chief Executive Officer Nancy Roob and Chief Investment & Impact Officer Jim Shelton share Blue Meridian’s directions for growth and investment priorities in 2021 and beyond.