We search the country for social entrepreneurs that are already making a difference with creative approaches that are disrupting the way that change happens. From there, our goal is simple: to help them help more. To make a bigger difference.
We work with these partners to clearly articulate their vision, consistently apply structured decision-making processes, and implement sound business practices in order to remove barriers to their growth, unlock their full potential as an institution, and supercharge their impact. From there, we tailor our partnerships and provide investment opportunities that focus on maximizing the outcomes and transformational impact they have on their beneficiaries and their communities.
Chrysalis, a workforce program for chronically jobless and homeless individuals that boasts over 70 percent success rates, has launched a new location that will serve thousands more people. Thanks to the Stand Together partnership, Chrysalis will launch two additional locations in the next 1-2 years for a total growth of 250 percent.
The Phoenix, a sober fitness community combating the addiction epidemic, has expanded to 28 cities across the country through their Phoenix Rising model developed in collaboration with Stand Together. They’ve already almost doubled their impact, but are on a trajectory to reach tens of thousands – if not millions – of people.
Watch our video to learn more about The Phoenix
Since 2008, Back on My Feet has helped more than 5,000 individuals experiencing homelessness secure jobs and homes with the help of more than 150,000 volunteers and over 2.1 million miles run. With a recent investment, Stand Together is supporting a movement to not only reduce the stigma of homelessness but to generate pathways for more people to obtain training and employment opportunities.
Read our featured story to learn more about Back on My Feet
The Last Mile (TLM) launched the first computer coding curriculum in a U.S. prison and brings technology and entrepreneurship training programs to the inmates of California’s San Quentin State Prison. In addition to a 0% recidivism rate, TLM participants earn the highest wages ever paid in prison. Through Stand Together’s investment, The Last Mile will grow by 35 percent this year, with far greater potential ahead.
Read our featured story to learn more about The Last Mile
ACE Scholarships provides children of low-income families with scholarships to private schools in grades K-12. Partnering with Stand Together, ACE Scholarships has grown from 4 states to 8 states and significantly increased the number of scholarships distributed in all states each year.
Watch our video to learn more about ACE Scholarship
Headstrong provides military veterans with confidential mental health care that is cost-free, stigma-free, and bureaucracy-free. With more than 750 active clients and 23 locations across the country, Stand Together’s investments will allow Headstrong to provide an additional 5,000 free sessions and expand its reach into new cities to help heal the hidden wounds of war.
Watch our video to learn more about Headstrong
Through ACTS Housing’s education and training program, more than 125 families annually become homeowners and ACTS has invested more than $136 million into Milwaukee communities. Stand Together’s investments have helped sustain operations in Milwaukee and allowed them to replicate their successful model throughout the Midwest starting in Beloit, WI.
Watch our video to learn more about ACTS Housing
Mobile Loaves & Fishes’s transformative residential program provides multiple pathways toward self-sufficiency through social enterprises while also empowering the surrounding community to live in service with the homeless. Stand Together’s investments will help expand and enhance their community, allowing them to house nearly 500 individuals, which is roughly 40% of Austin’s chronically homeless population.
Watch our video to learn more about Mobile Loaves & Fishes’s
Stand Together Commits $30 Million in January to Organizations Helping People Our Of Poverty in America
February 1, 2019
Stand Together Invest $6.86 Million to Organizations Empowering More Children to Realize Their Potential
January 31, 2019
Stand Together Commits $3.5 Million to Help Heal People Facing Addiction and Mental Health Issues
January 30, 2019
Stand Together Invests $1.65 Million In Organizations Addressing Homelessness and Low-Income Housing In America
January 28, 2019
Stand Together Announces $3.5 Million In Funding To Break Barriers To Work For Chronically Jobless Americans
January 21, 2019
Stand Together Commits $1.85 Million To Help People Overcome Financial Insecurity
January 16, 2019
Stand Together Commits 1.25 Million To In- Prison And Second Chance Programs Across Country
January 16, 2019
New Year, New Ventures
January 10, 2019
Stand Together and Headstrong Announce Venture Partnership to Provide Veterans with Free Mental Health Support
November 12, 2018