Lenawee schools’ Cradle to Career program sets priorities for success

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[SOURCED] Lenawee Cradle to Career – Pathways to Success is a new partnership among school districts and community organizations in Lenawee County, Michigan intended to prepare the area’s youth for success throughout their educational careers. Mark Haag covers the partnership’s recent successes and hopes for the future. Read more by Mark Haag at The Daily […]

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CFO awards $120,000 in grants for homeless youths, crime victims, kindergarten readiness and behavioral health

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[SOURCED] “The Community Foundation of the Ozarks awarded its first-ever Metro Springfield Collective Impact grants January 7, 2016. The Collective Impact is a new cycle in the 2015-16 Metro Springfield grantmaking program. Four projects were selected from among 12 applications to receive nearly $120,000 in funding, according to a news release. This new grant cycle was […]

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United Way’s collective efforts seek lasting change

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[SOURCED] Jerome Ferson, the president of United Way of Olmsted County, takes some time to share a bit about United Way’s plan for 2016-2018, and how this organization is using Collective Impact to provide much-needed resources in an effective way to residents of Olmsted County in Minnesota. Read more by Jerome Ferson at The Post-Bulletin.