News

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

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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.

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Oct 29, 2020

Preparing for Scaling: Innovating to Think Big and Tackle Barriers

One year after The Studio @ Blue Meridian made its first investments, Managing Director and strategic lead, Lizz Pawlson, reflects on the purpose of accelerating organizations’ readiness for scale and how we have adapted to the COVID-19 crisis.

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Oct 23, 2020

Blue Meridian Executive Offers Advice for Donors on Connecting With Effective Nonprofits

The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights the Giving Done Right podcast, in which our COO Tiffany Gueye shares how donors can go beyond their traditional networks to identify and support organizations that are doing vital work effectively.

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Oct 20, 2020

Opening ‘so many doors for families’: COVID underscores importance of wrap-around care for new moms and children

USA Today shares how two of our Nationwide Solutions investees—HealthySteps and Nurse-Family Partnership—are working to close child and maternal care gaps in the US, which have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Oct 16, 2020

Colorado teens pregnant during coronavirus face increased isolation and difficult decisions

The Colorado Sun reports on how investee Nurse-Family Partnership is helping teen mothers in the state overcome new challenges created by the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Oct 14, 2020

Blue Meridian’s COVID-19 response provides cash assistance and needed benefits

Blue Meridian has deployed over $150 million in COVID-19 emergency relief funding, including new investments since spring, and is welcoming new leaders.

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Oct 14, 2020

Charting New Investments and Increasing Impact: Q&A with Jim Shelton

Chief Investment and Impact Officer Jim Shelton shares both his priorities amidst pressing challenges and his reasons for optimism in his first year.

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Oct 13, 2020

Opening Doors to a Career

The Delaware Business Times highlights Year Up as one of several organizations expanding career opportunities for young people in Delaware.

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Oct 7, 2020

New Study Shows the Importance of Early Childhood Mental Health

A Park City, UT public radio station highlights Nurse-Family Partnership as one organization that is helping to improve childhood mental health outcomes.

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Oct 2, 2020

Effective Change Requires Proximate Leaders

Stanford Social Innovation Review highlights Family Independence Initiative as an example of the effectiveness of “proximate leaders” in developing solutions to the problems facing underserved communities.