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Stand Together Foundation Announces 15 New Nonprofit Partners

National network tops 150 organizations helping people break the cycle of poverty

ARLINGTON, Va., June 27, 2019 – Stand Together Foundation today announced new partnerships with 15 social entrepreneur-led nonprofit organizations working to break the cycle of poverty across America. Selected nonprofits  will participate in Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Program, and join a growing national network of highly effective organizations transforming lives and communities. With the addition of these 15 non-profits, Stand Together Foundation’s Catalyst Network now tops more than 150 organizations across 46 states.

The Catalyst Program offers organizational and leadership development along with peer networking, with the goal of helping transformative organizations grow and scale.

“These incredible organizations are creating and implementing innovative solutions that are transforming individuals, families, and communities in their own ways. We are excited to see how they can greater their good in the fight against poverty,” said Evan Feinberg, executive director of Stand Together Foundation. “We select organizations that not only make a difference at the community level, but also those who have dynamic, scalable models with capacity for growth.”

Stand Together Foundation’s newest cohort will join 141 existing Stand Together Foundation Catalysts and will kick off on September 16. Selected organizations include social entrepreneur-led nonprofits across six issue areas:

Addiction Recovery, Mental Health & Trauma

  • Bridle Up Hope (Alpine, UT)
  • Brigid’s Path (Kettering, OH)
  • Poetic (Dallas, TX)

 

Youth and Education

  • The Artist Outreach (Dallas, TX)
  • iFoster (Truckee, CA)

 

Workforce Development

  • Mile High Workshop (Denver, CO)
  • Skills for Chicagoland’s Future (Chicago, IL)

 

In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances

  • A Second U Foundation (New York, NY)
  • Fresh Lifelines for Youth (Milpitas, CA)
  • Prison Entrepreneurship Program (Houston, TX)
  • Prison University Project (San Quentin, CA)

 

Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

  • Four Bands (Eagle Butte, SD)
  • Hustle PHX (Phoenix, AZ)
  • The Life of a Single Mom (Baton Rouge, LA)
  • LIFT (Washington, DC)

 

The Stand Together Foundation Catalyst Program brings together nonprofit organizations with demonstrated success breaking barriers so that all people can realize their potential. Through its highly selective training and mentorship program, Stand Together Foundation works with Catalyst partners to support, strengthen, and scale their work across six issue areas: Addiction and Mental Health; Financial Empowerment and Entrepreneurship; Housing and Homelessness; In-Prison, Reentry and Second Chances; Workforce Development; and Youth and Education.

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