Founded in Boston in 2003, the GreenLight Fund supports nonprofits that are addressing issues affecting low-income urban children and families in areas like health, education, youth development and workforce development. Currently, the GreenLight Fund has projects in Boston, the San Francisco Bay Area and Philadelphia, but hopes to expand across the nation.
The GreenLight Fund endeavors to find and support proven nonprofit solutions that impact meaningful and measurable change in low-income urban communities and help them scale. The GreenLight Fund also has a view to growing a nationwide network of funds to continue the work of supporting important nonprofit work while also incorporating a collaborative, networked aspect.
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The GreenLight Fund Supports Nonprofits Benefiting Low-Income Families
1. Nonprofit Scaling - The GreenLight Fund supports proven nonprofit solutions to help them scale in low-income urban communities.
2. Collaborative Networks - The GreenLight Fund aims to expand a nationwide network of funds to support nonprofit work collaboratively and networked.
3. Urban Youth Empowerment - The GreenLight Fund's focus on initiatives affecting low-income urban children and families creates disruptive innovation opportunities for youth empowerment.
1. Nonprofit - The GreenLight Fund's efforts centred around scaling proven nonprofit solutions creates disruptive innovation opportunities in the nonprofit sector.
2. Social Impact Investing - The GreenLight Fund's growing nationwide network of funds to support nonprofit work collaboratively could lead to disruption in the social impact investing industry.
3. Education - The GreenLight Fund's focus on initiatives affecting low-income urban children and families creates disruptive innovation opportunities in the education industry, specifically in urban classrooms.