News

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

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Apr 19, 2020

Creating a strong future for Guilford County

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Guilford County recognizes the growing importance of focusing on the safety and early development of children and appreciates the work of organizations like Blue Meridian and who back such efforts.

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Apr 15, 2020

Big New Funder Initiatives Support Policy Advocacy and Low-Income Workers

Nonprofit Quarterly names Blue Meridian among funders who are acting swiftly to support workers who are unable to access public or employer-based benefits in response to COVID-19.

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Apr 15, 2020

Re-Entering the Fray

Medium reports on how organizations like the Center for Employment Opportunity are adapting their efforts to keep participant engagement and trust high despite unprecedented challenges.

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Apr 14, 2020

Foundations and Donors Step Up Grants to Help Workers Hurt by the Pandemic

The Chronicle of Philanthropy reports on new philanthropic efforts to help workers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including Blue Meridian Partners who, as part of their approach, is funding organizations providing direct cash assistance.

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Apr 14, 2020

The new new thing in philanthropy? Cash.

Medium Business reports on how strategic philanthropy like Blue Meridian is adapting practices to fund organizations providing direct cash assistance to those in need during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Apr 14, 2020

Blue Meridian Announces $100 Million COVID-19 Response Initiative

Philanthropy News Digest reports on how Blue Meridian is responding to COVID-19 by both supporting current investees to accelerate their work and investing an additional $100 million in an initial set of direct-relief organizations.

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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.

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Apr 10, 2020

HOW ADRIAN HARO IS FIGHTING TO BOLSTER THE POWER OF WORKERS AMID THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Workers Lab interim CEO explains to Nationswell how his organization is innovating to not only consolidate and bolster worker power, but to provide immediate relief to those who need it most as a result of the pandemic.

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Mar 28, 2020

Maintaining emotional health amid ‘stay at home’ orders

Rahil Briggs, National Director of HealthySteps, shares with Fox viewers how families can maintain their emotional health amid coronavirus pandemic.

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Mar 5, 2020

Two Cleveland ‘Bail Disruptors’ Are Putting up Money to Free People Awaiting Trial, While Working to Reform the System

SCENE reports on how The Bail Project team works to bail out individuals detained in jail while awaiting trial in Cleveland.