Young Social Impact Heroes: Why and How Kalani Leifer of COOP Careers Is Helping To Change Our World10.27.2021
“Start small and earn the right to exist.” Kalani Leifer, founder of AB grantee COOP, shares his personal backstory and what he’s learned during his startup journey. Click through to read a thoughtful interview with a humble, reflective and gifted leader.
—via COOP Careers (2017-2020, 2021-2022 (Follow-on))
Dear Fellow Funders: No More Statements on Racial Equity Please (Until You Publish “The Receipts”)09.24.2021
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Dear Fellow Funders: No More Statements on Racial Equity Please (Until You Publish “The Receipts”)Scott Thomas (Co-Founder of Arbor Brothers) and Erica Hamilton (AB Board Member) | Philanthropy New York 10.27.2021
After a delightfully temperate September, crisp Fall has belatedly arrived with her pumpkin legions. Amidst the hauntings and spooky tricks, we bring you a passel of delicious treats: the constituents of this year’s Arbor Brothers portfolio. Filled with spine-tingling ideas and hair-raising potential, this group of eleven changemakers includes seven returning stalwarts, three brand new entrants, and a superstar alum returning for a Follow-on grant. Creep into our Fall Newsletter to read more about this eerily powerful group … if you dare!
Grim and disturbing account of what high school in NYC is like right now from the perspective of a student... https://t.co/twFDFoPHU8
AB grantee Yonkers Partners in Education (YPIE) deploys a team of teachers, college advisers and volunteers to part… https://t.co/cyN6dkbuiG
"Research convincingly establishes that every dollar invested in safety net initiatives for children...can change t… https://t.co/WyDYmTYoxV
These ‘Brothers’ Left Wall St. to Make a Difference, and Their Big Bet is Paying Off10.13.2016
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Shifting Power: Racial Equity and Funding IntermediariesAnnie Schmitz | Momentum Nonprofit Partners 10.27.2021
In this edition of the Arbor Brothers Newsletter, we train our focus on the estimable graduates of our portfolio. Where are they now? How are we helping them succeed through our Follow-on grant program? Herein, find these answers along with our evergreen “Hindsights” section and more exciting News from our Network.
Independent Sector interviews Alejandro Gibes de Gac, founder and CEO of AB alumni Springboard Collaborative about his work to close the literacy gap by closing the gap between home and school.
—via Springboard Collaborative (2014-2017)
See for yourself the difference our grantees and alumni are making in our community.