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By signing on to NNSI’s High-Impact Networks Campaign, these networks have proven themselves to be trailblazers in making advanced and substantive impacts. Take a look at their processes and sign on to our High-Impact Campaign to get your own network featured on this page.

Addressing Veteran’s Needs through Holistic Care

Veteran-serving organizations address various needs, including healthcare, mental health care, housing and homeless assistance, and financial and employment assistance. Many needs are co-occurring. For instance, if a veteran wishes to get a job, they might require additional needs in transportation, education, or financial literacy guidance. The influence of social determinants of health—such as violence, housing instability, financial/employment problems, lack of access to transportation, and psychosocial needs—on veterans’ lives is significant.

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Addressing Veterans’ Needs through Sequencing Care

Veterans transitioning to civilian life encounter a complex web of challenges, and the fragmented system of care often leaves them underserved and overwhelmed in the process of attempting to receive support. New research from NNSI finds that a holistic approach to addressing veterans’ needs is imperative. But most veteran serving organizations operate in silos, without the needed coordination to address everyday co-occurring needs.  A new report from the Network for

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Certified: NF Collective

Certified: NF Collective NF Collective https://nfcollective.org/ The NF Collective is a group of organizations dedicated to improving the lives of neurofibromatosis (NF) patients and their families by providing accurate and reliable information about NF resources and caregivers.  NF refers to a group of genetic conditions that cause tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body. NF includes neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), and all types of schwannomatosis (SWN), including NF2-related schwannomatosis

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Certified: Grinnell Education Partnership

Certified: Grinnell Education Partnership Grinnell Education Partnership Grinnell, Iowa 50112 grinnelleducationpartnership.org Overview The Grinnell Education Partnership consists of three pillars supporting youth educational programs in Grinnell, Iowa. Grinnell College provides the primary infrastructure, while the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation supplies and secures funding through its various networks. Rounding off the support team includes the ever-important community organizations which provide host sites, funding, guidance, technical assistance, taskforce members and more resources.

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Certified: The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence

Certified: The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence The Network: Advocating Against Domestic Violence 33 N Dearborn, Suite 2210 Chicago, IL 60601 the-network.org Overview The Network is a group of 40+ member organizations dedicated to improving the lives of those impacted by gender-based violence through education, public policy and advocacy, and connecting community members with direct service providers. The Network leads collaborative work to imagine and realize radical ways to respond

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Certified: Maui United Way

Certified: Maui United Way Maui United Way 95 Mahalani St Wailuku, HI 96793 https://mauiunitedway.org/ Maui United Way is working to advance the common good by focusing on education, income and health. These are the building blocks for a good life – a quality education that leads to a stable job, enough income to support a family through retirement, and good health. Maui United Way works to support programs that

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Certified: Burke County United Way

Certified-High Impact Network Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact 2240 Campus Drive, 1-305 Evanston, IL 60036 nnsi.northwestern.edu Overview Located at Northwestern University, the research team includes undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows, and faculty. Started in September 2012, NNSI uniquely focuses on research that emphasizes collaborative efforts and network structures that include nonprofit organizations and their many organizational and community partners. What high impact strategies they implemented They identified their

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Certified: United Way Hardin County

Certified-High Impact Network Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact 2240 Campus Drive, 1-305 Evanston, IL 60036 nnsi.northwestern.edu Overview Located at Northwestern University, the research team includes undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows, and faculty. Started in September 2012, NNSI uniquely focuses on research that emphasizes collaborative efforts and network structures that include nonprofit organizations and their many organizational and community partners. What high impact strategies they implemented They identified their

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Certified: Christopher House

Certified-High Impact Network Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact 2240 Campus Drive, 1-305 Evanston, IL 60036 nnsi.northwestern.edu Overview Located at Northwestern University, the research team includes undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows, and faculty. Started in September 2012, NNSI uniquely focuses on research that emphasizes collaborative efforts and network structures that include nonprofit organizations and their many organizational and community partners. What high impact strategies they implemented They identified their

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Certified: On Your Feet Foundation

Certified-High Impact Network Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact 2240 Campus Drive, 1-305 Evanston, IL 60036 nnsi.northwestern.edu Overview Located at Northwestern University, the research team includes undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral research fellows, and faculty. Started in September 2012, NNSI uniquely focuses on research that emphasizes collaborative efforts and network structures that include nonprofit organizations and their many organizational and community partners. What high impact strategies they implemented They identified their

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Certified: AgeWell Pittsburgh

  AgeWell Pittsburgh 5743 Bartlett Street Pittsburgh, PA 15217 agewellpgh.org AgeWell Pittsburgh is an innovative multi-agency collaboration between the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh, Jewish Family and Community Services and the Jewish Association on Aging, with planning support provided through the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh. The goal of the collaboration is to provide seamless delivery of services to Pittsburgh’s older adults, providing support to live as independently as

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