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

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Donors Increasingly Believe in Pooling Resources to Create a Bigger Impact

The Financial Times cites Blue Meridian as a leading example of the trend toward collaborative philanthropy.

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Many Washington foster kids become homeless. Tennessee may have found a solution.

The Seattle Times reports on the success of YVLifeset in Tennessee and its expansion to Washington.

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From Promising Model to Major Investment

CEOs Nancy Roob and Mark Edwards share the journey of scaling Upstream USA with Stanford Social Innovation Review.

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Detroit Welcomes Center for Employment Opportunities

Center for Employment Opportunities launches a Detroit office to help formerly incarcerated individuals find short- and long-term employment.

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Resume Issues? Need An Internship? This Organization Can Help

NPR reports on how Year Up’s workforce development program brings more opportunities for career-path jobs.

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The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s Bigger and Better Capital Flow Creates Its Own Course

Nonprofit Quarterly describes EMCF’s leadership in making “megagrants” driven by data, and its culmination in the transition to Blue Meridian Partners.

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Integrating Feedback Across a Nonprofit Business Model

A Stanford Social Innovation Review audio slideshow describes how NFP has improved its program by listening closely to the mothers it serves.

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Creating Opportunities for Young Talent and Business

Year Up’s Boston chapter offers youth “a foot in the door of corporate America.”

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Job-Training Program Helps Students Find Success

"This isn’t a handout, it’s a hand up," Year Up’s executive director for greater Philadelphia tells public radio.

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Nonprofit Teaches Skills, Helps Young People Find Jobs

Atlanta INtown describes how Greater Atlanta Year Up has helped more than 12,000 youth reach their potential through professional careers and higher education.

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