News

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

Article

|

Feb 8, 2019

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.

Update

|

Feb 8, 2019

Guiding Questions for 2019

Blue Meridian’s work will be guided by three questions as we continue the exciting new journey as an independent organization.

Update

|

Jan 22, 2019

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.

Video

|

Jan 17, 2019

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.

Video

|

Jan 7, 2019

Creating Opportunities for Young Talent and Business

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

Article

|

Jan 2, 2019

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.

Article

|

Jan 1, 2019

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.

Update

|

Dec 20, 2018

How to Unleash $45 Billion for Charity

“There's nothing that creates imitation like success.” Chairman Stan Druckenmiller tells Barron’s he hopes Blue Meridian’s aggregation of capital will inspire other philanthropists.

Video

|

Dec 20, 2018

Strengthening Communities Through Innovative Solutions

Boston’s NBC-TV affiliate spotlights how Year Up’s internships prepare youth for the job market.

Article

|

Dec 18, 2018

Set It and Forget It: How Better Contraception Could Be a Key to Reducing Poverty

The New York Times reports on Delaware’s ambitious bid to offer one-stop shopping for birth control, describing the program made possible by Upstream’s training and technical assistance “a social experiment that other states will be watching.”