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Funding Impact Through Innovation: An Update on Strive Partnership

By Alix Wilson The Problem Leading experts in early childhood development have identified third grade reading proficiency as a critical indicator of long-term academic success. Students who are not reading proficiently by the end of third grade are at high risk of struggling in later grades and are much more likely to drop-out of school. In 2012, more than 43% of 3rd graders in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky were not …Read More

The Fight Against Malaria: Lessons for the Nonprofit Sector

Bill Shore, founder of Community Wealth Partners and the national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength, has spent the last year researching and writing about the fight against malaria, which claims between 1 and 3 million lives each year, according to Malaria No More. Incredibly, the disease infects more than 100 million people each year and is responsible for more childhood mortality than any other single infectious agent, according to Sanaria. …Read More