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CBS Sports NFL Analyst and Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steelers Head Coach Bill Cowher Supports Stand Together Foundation for My Cause My Cleats

Stand Together Foundation is a Nonprofit Committed to Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Bridging Divides in America  ARLINGTON, VA (December 4, 2023) – Over the weekend, the NFL kicked off its annual My Cause My Cleats initiative – an opportunity for players to highlight a cause that is important to them and represent their chosen organization on […]

Charity Navigator and Stand Together Foundation Announce Partnership to Reimagine how Charities Measure Effectiveness

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Charity Navigator and Stand Together Foundation announced the launch of a new Feedback Excellence best charities page, showcasing organizations that have incorporated feedback from their beneficiaries. This new resource will measure how deeply lives are affected by a charity, to provide donors with deeper insights beyond the number of people served or cost-effectiveness. “One […]

Stand Together Foundation Announces 2023 Nonprofit Partners to Receive Three Year, $300,000 Impact Grant to Scale Bottom-Up Solutions to End Poverty

Arlington, Va. (October 26, 2023) – Stand Together Foundation, a philanthropic organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming communities in America, today announced the addition of 25 nonprofits to its highly selective Catalyst Impact Grant Program to accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about ending poverty in America.  Program participants will receive […]

1 Million Strong Celebrates a Year of Impact: Changing the Conversation around Recovery and Wellness, Starting with the Music Industry

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — This month, 1 Million Strong, an impact initiative that’s working to change the way people think about and approach addiction recovery, marks a significant milestone, celebrating its first anniversary. Over the past year, 1 Million Strong has united the music industry, artists, and fans to create inclusive sober spaces, encourage open conversations […]

The Last Mile Announces $10 Million Gift from Citadel Founder and CEO Ken Griffin and Stand Together Foundation to Expand Technology Training, Innovation, and Research in the Justice System

OAKLAND, Calif., May 10, 2023 — The Last Mile (TLM), an organization that prepares incarcerated individuals for successful reentry through education and technology training, announced today that Citadel founder and CEO Ken Griffin and Stand Together Foundation have provided $10 million to fund expansion efforts, educational programming, and research that aims to improve the justice […]

T.D. Jakes Enterprises Launches National Movement to Spur Black Entrepreneurship –Kickoff in Orlando, May 3 at Inaugural Business Accelerator Event ‘Good Soil’ Ahead of Annual Global Summit

DALLAS—April 13, 2023 – T.D. Jakes Enterprises, a social impact holding company, announces its launch of a national initiative, the Good Soil Movement with its first entrepreneurship event ahead of the annual global summit. The event will be hosted on May 3 in Orlando, Fla. and is made possible through a partnership with Stand Together […]

NFL Inspire Change, Players Coalition, Café Momentum, and Stand Together Foundation Host Super Bowl® Food Truck Pop-Up and Activation to Build National Awareness Around Our Current Juvenile Justice System

Phoenix, AZ (February 9, 2023) – Today, Café Momentum—a top-rated restaurant that is almost entirely staffed by youth who have experienced the juvenile justice system—has teamed up with Players Coalition and Stand Together Foundation to bring its innovative model to the Super Bowl for the second year in a row to show that there is […]

Stand Together Foundation Launching Up to $30 Million Initiative, Empowering 100 Nonprofits to Scale their Transformative Solutions to Poverty

Arlington, Va. (October 20, 2022) – Stand Together Foundation, a philanthropic organization committed to breaking the cycle of poverty and transforming communities in America, today announced an up to $30 million initiative to support 100 nonprofits fighting poverty accelerate their impact and transform how society thinks about addressing poverty and social barriers.  Stand Together Foundation, […]

Stand Together Foundation, Stand Together Music, and The Phoenix Host 1 Million Strong Wellness Retreat Experience at Bourbon & Beyond 2022

Louisville, KY (September 14, 2022) – Today, 1 Million Strong, an impact initiative that seeks to transform the way people think about addiction and recovery, announced a partnership with the 2022 Bourbon & Beyond festival that will include a sober-supportive wellness tent experience for festival-goers to cool off, relax, and enjoy alcohol-free cocktails in a comfortable […]

13 Innovative Nonprofits Selected To Join Stand Together Foundation’s Growing Catalyst Program

ARLINGTON, Va., January 11, 2022 – Today, Stand Together Foundation announced the selection of 13 new nonprofit partners to join its Catalyst Program. The six-month leadership development program includes individualized leadership and management coaching, access to a peer network for advice and partnerships, and a variety of legal services and software tools to increase nonprofit effectiveness and help accelerate […]