Nonprofit Spotlight on Education

Nonprofit Spotlight: Indianapolis’ Complete College America Fighting the Completion Crisis by Helping Students Earn Degrees and Instilling Hope for a Brighter Future

Nonprofit Spotlight: Indianapolis’ Complete College America Fighting the Completion Crisis by Helping Students Earn Degrees and Instilling Ho...

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Complete College America President & CEO Yolanda Watson Spiva on how the organization is working ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Madison Community at the Heart of Educating Adults for Literacy Network

Nonprofit Spotlight: Madison Community at the Heart of Educating Adults for Literacy Network

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Executive Director of Literacy Network Jeff Burkhart on how the Wisconsin organization educates adults as ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Minnesota Humanities Center Building Connections Between People Throughout the State

Nonprofit Spotlight: Minnesota Humanities Center Building Connections Between People Throughout the State

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Minnesota Humanities Center CEO Kevin Lindsey on how the organization is uniting individuals of different ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Indiana Youth Institute Strengthening the Community to Help the State’s Youth

Nonprofit Spotlight: Indiana Youth Institute Strengthening the Community to Help the State’s Youth

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with President & CEO of the Indiana Youth Institute Tami Silverman on improving the lives of ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Oakland’s Girls Leadership Breaking Down Unrealistic Standards and Empowering Girls to Make their Voices Heard

Nonprofit Spotlight: Oakland’s Girls Leadership Breaking Down Unrealistic Standards and Empowering Girls to Make their Voices Heard

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Co-Founder and CEO of Girls Leadership Simone Marean on how the organization is building ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Washington DC-Based First Book Transforming High-Needs Classrooms and Programs Across the U.S.

Nonprofit Spotlight: Washington DC-Based First Book Transforming High-Needs Classrooms and Programs Across the U.S.

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with President, CEO, and Co-Founder of First Book Kyle Zimmer on how the organization continues to ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Progressive Spirit of the UC Press Foundation in California

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Progressive Spirit of the UC Press Foundation in California

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Development Director of the UC Press Foundation Steven Jenkins on how the organization helps ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: How the Detroit Public Library Foundation Makes the Citywide Library System Possible

Nonprofit Spotlight: How the Detroit Public Library Foundation Makes the Citywide Library System Possible

Read our interview with Executive Director of the Detroit Public Library Foundation Sean Ryan Everett on how the organization provides ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: 2018’s Most Read Articles

Nonprofit Spotlight: 2018’s Most Read Articles

In 2018, we had the pleasure of interviewing many organizations that are transforming communities across the US. We celebrate all ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: San Francisco-Based Youth Leadership Institute Working to “Elevate Youth’s Voice” Throughout California

Nonprofit Spotlight: San Francisco-Based Youth Leadership Institute Working to “Elevate Youth’s Voice” Throughout California

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Youth Leadership Institute CEO Jonathan Marker on the organization’s mission in empowering youth to make ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Resilience of the Detroit Public Library in an Ever-Changing City

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Resilience of the Detroit Public Library in an Ever-Changing City

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight interview with Executive Director of the Detroit Public Library Jo Anne Mondowney on how the system ...
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Nonprofit Spotlight: Partners for Possibility Standing as “Beacon of Hope” for Students and School Leaders in South Africa

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Founder and CEO of Partners for Possibility Dr. Louise van Rhyn on the organization’s mission ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Vermont’s Population Media Center Employing Mass Media to Entertain, Educate Audiences Across the World

Nonprofit Spotlight: Vermont’s Population Media Center Employing Mass Media to Entertain, Educate Audiences Across the World

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Founder and President of Population Media Center Bill Ryerson on the organization’s mission to improve ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Denver’s Laradon Based on Human Compassion to Assist Individuals with Disabilties

Nonprofit Spotlight: Denver’s Laradon Based on Human Compassion to Assist Individuals with Disabilties

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Laradon CEO Douglas McNeill on the organization’s mission to help all individuals with disabilities live ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Common Good City Farm Strengthening Vital Relationship Between Environment and DC Community

Nonprofit Spotlight: Common Good City Farm Strengthening Vital Relationship Between Environment and DC Community

Read our interview with Common Good City Farm’s Executive Director Samantha Wetzel on the organization’s mission in providing nourishing vegetables ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: School on Wheels Volunteers Going the Distance in Tutoring and Guiding At-Risk Students

Nonprofit Spotlight: School on Wheels Volunteers Going the Distance in Tutoring and Guiding At-Risk Students

Read our exclusive interview with Catherine Meek, Executive Director of School on Wheels, on the organization’s mission to simultaneously help ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Education Through Music is Filling a Gap in America’s Education System

Nonprofit Spotlight: Education Through Music is Filling a Gap in America’s Education System

Learn about Education Through Music, a #NYC nonprofit led by Executive Director Katherine Damkohler, that is working to create brighter ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Texas Nonprofit Helps Children Thrive During Critical Zero to Five

Nonprofit Spotlight: Texas Nonprofit Helps Children Thrive During Critical Zero to Five

One-third of children in DFW Texas are living in poverty, and in most cases, aren’t receiving the adequate social, emotional ...
Nonprofit Spotlight:  Momentous Institute Advocates for Social Emotional Health in Children’s Lives

Nonprofit Spotlight:  Momentous Institute Advocates for Social Emotional Health in Children’s Lives

Momentous Institute in Dallas, Texas has inspired a movement in education around improving the social emotional well-being of children to ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Strong City Baltimore Dedicated to Equality, Anti-racism, and Building Stronger Communities

Nonprofit Spotlight: Strong City Baltimore Dedicated to Equality, Anti-racism, and Building Stronger Communities

Strong City Baltimore focuses on creating a wealth of resources and opportunities for residents to thrive in their communities. Learn ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Literacy Partners Providing “Dual Generation Approach” to Education

Nonprofit Spotlight: Literacy Partners Providing “Dual Generation Approach” to Education

Chief Executive Officer of Literacy Partners Anthony Tassi discusses the organization’s mission to increase literacy skills for both parents and ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: WriteGirl Empowers Teenagers To Express Voices Through Written Word

Nonprofit Spotlight: WriteGirl Empowers Teenagers To Express Voices Through Written Word

Founder and Executive Director Keren Taylor shares the powerful message of WriteGirl and explains the importance of writing for teenage ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Jumpstart Diminishing “30 Million Word Gap” by Educating Low-Income Preschoolers and Teachers

Nonprofit Spotlight: Jumpstart Diminishing “30 Million Word Gap” by Educating Low-Income Preschoolers and Teachers

Read our exclusive interview with Abby Weiss, Chief Program Officer of Jumpstart, on the organization's mission to ensure all children ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Friends of San Francisco Public Library Creating “Sense of Community” Through Funding, Supporting Library Programs

Nonprofit Spotlight: Friends of San Francisco Public Library Creating “Sense of Community” Through Funding, Supporting Library Programs

Read our exclusive interview with Marie Ciepiela, Executive Director of the Friends of the San Francisco Library, on the organization's ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Girls Inc. of Alameda Providing Support to Celebrate Intelligence, Achievements of Girls

Nonprofit Spotlight: Girls Inc. of Alameda Providing Support to Celebrate Intelligence, Achievements of Girls

Read our exclusive interview with Julayne Virgil, Chief Executive Officer of Girls Inc. of Alameda, and the organization's efforts to ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: 826 Valencia Helping Students to Cultivate Individual Voice through Passion for Writing

Nonprofit Spotlight: 826 Valencia Helping Students to Cultivate Individual Voice through Passion for Writing

Read our exclusive interview with Bita Nazarian, Executive Director of 826 Valencia, on the organization's mission to promote students' passion ...