• Five Questions for Connie Chang

    Lever Fund board member Connie K. N.

    3 minutes 21 seconds ago
  • Five Questions for Mark Swartz

    The Board of Directors recently named you Managing Director. What does that mean?

    3 weeks 1 day ago
  • Suiting Up

    5 months 1 week ago
  • Nathaniel Pearlman on Giving Back

    We Can’t Solve All Inequality, But We Can Do Something.
    5 months 3 weeks ago
  • Impact Report: Family Services, Inc.

    Family Services Inc.’s Keys to Success Program helps teen mothers (who are still in school) and their young children, who participate in the Early Head Start program that focuses on achieving positive maternal and chi

    9 months 1 week ago
  • Impact Report: Genesys Works

    Genesys Works provides intensive training to high school students and connects them to paid information technology internships.

    9 months 1 week ago
  • Video: Highlights from the May 2017 Jobs of Tomorrow Launch

    A 90-minute discussion, boiled down to 4 minutes.

    Thank you to everyone who attended, listened, and took part.

    11 months ago
  • Dereck's Green Ambitions

    We met with Dereck the day after he took the certification exam for the National Green Infrastructure Program. He was feeling pretty confident.

    11 months ago
  • Matt Clyne on Connecting Students to the Jobs of the Future

    Marsean and Jerell are so bright and imaginative that when I met them I wished I could offer them both jobs on the spot.

    1 year 1 month ago
  • Jobs of Tomorrow

    We're proud to announce an initiative to support high-performing nonprofits that prepare low-income students and adults for 21st-century employment. Our goal for Jobs of Tomorrow: investing a half million dollars in high-performing organizations in D.C., suburban Maryland, and northern Virginia that equip low-income people in our region with the skills to secure jobs with a future.

    1 year 1 month ago
  • The Lever Fund Launches Its Innovative DMV Investment Strategy

    Today, as the Greater Washington DC region unites to kick off the season of giving, the Lever Fund announces its first investments in three high-performance, high-impact nonprofit organizations in Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. All three groups are providing life-changing educational and job opportunities for our low-income DMV neighbors, and reflect the Lever Fund’s ambitious and innovative metrics-oriented approach to fighting poverty.

    1 year 6 months ago