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.
Oct 30, 2020
Introducing The Studio @ Blue Meridian
The Studio @ Blue Meridian has already invested over $50 million in seven organizations preparing for scale and is continuing to adapt, innovate, and make new investments to address funding gaps in the social sector market.
May 21, 2020
Accelerating Blue Meridian’s Emergency Response to COVID-19
To accelerate our response to the current crisis, Blue Meridian has mobilized to pay out over $90 million in grants to organizations providing relief through two major avenues: direct cash assistance and increased access to public benefits.
Apr 10, 2020
Blue Meridian’s Response to the COVID-19 Crisis
In response to the cascading impact from the pandemic on families and communities, Blue Meridian is fully supporting our investees, providing new emergency relief funding, and pivoting our work to prepare for rebuilding.