Partnership With Pillsbury United Communities

By Chanda Smith Baker, president and CEO, Pillsbury United Communities Generation Next is a civic movement to extinguish the daunting achievement gap in the Twin Cities. Pillsbury United Communities is excited to … Read More

MPS names Michael Goar as new CEO

MINNEAPOLIS – Dr. Bernadeia Johnson, superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS), announced today that Michael Goar will be the new MPS chief executive officer (CEO) effective July 8. Goar is … Read More

Success Spotlight: Action Networks Launched

On May 30, we celebrated the kickoff for the first two action networks – Early Literacy and College and Career Readiness. With more than 100 individuals and organizations having responded … Read More

Success Spotlight: The New Collaboration

Sarah Lutman writes in Twin Cities Business‘ annual issue of Giving 2013 about nonprofit collaboration to tackle the big problems facing our communities. Lutman highlights the work of Generation Next as … Read More

Perspectives: The Early Literacy Action Network

By Christine Hammes and Gordon Goodwin, MAP for Nonprofits Early Literacy Action Network Facilitators What happens when a region that prides itself on a responsible business sector, a mobilized nonprofit … Read More

Social Innovation Fund Grantees

Social Innovation Fund Grantees SIF seeks to identify high-performing, innovative nonprofit practices that are able to demonstrate expertise, impact, and ability to scale against one or more of our five … Read More

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