• Bob Woodruff Foundation Accepting Grant Proposals

    BWF’s Charitable Investment Program is accepting grant proposals until December 21st. Learn more in this guest blog from BWF’s Dr. Margaret Harrell.

    By Dr. Margaret Harrell | Director of Programs and Partnerships, BWF

    NVI News

    Nov 27, 2018

  • A Collective Impact Approach to Serving Our Veterans

    Kim Carpenter Drake channels her 25 years of nonprofit leadership and a specialty in collective impact into these four pieces of advice for those collaborating for impact in the lives of veterans.

    By Kim Carpenter Drake, MEd

    Community Tools

    Nov 20, 2018

  • Two Cities Acing Civic Involvement with Veteran Collaboratives

    When local government officials come to the table with veteran collaboratives, both the veterans and the community benefit. From our network of local partners, we’ve identified a couple of excellent examples worth sharing.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Profiles

    Nov 7, 2018

  • BWF/NFL #SalutetoService Twitter Campaign

    Help us turn hashtags into funding for innovative veteran programs with #SalutetoService. Use the hashtag on Twitter from November 1-19; each use results in a $5 donation—$25 on Veterans Day—to select veteran organizations, including our sponsor, the Bob Woodruff Foundation.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    NVI News

    Nov 1, 2018

  • Conference Recap: Champions for Change 2018

    ICYMI: This October, we hosted 16 collaborative leaders from around the country at the 2018 Champions for Change: Leading a Backbone Organization for Collective Impact convening. Here’s what the NVI scholarship cohort was up to during the conference.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    NVI News

    Oct 30, 2018

  • Successful Collaboratives Communicate More

    46% of our local partners rely on in-person meetings to communicate with participants. While effective for building trust and partnerships, in-person meetings can be inefficient. Here are six technologies to keep your collaborative connected between meetings.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Oct 29, 2018

  • Technologies for Managing Collaborative Data

    Integrating technology into your collaborative is crucial to collecting data, measuring progress, and tracking outcomes effectively. Here are three options used successfully by veteran collaboratives across the country.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community Tools

    Oct 25, 2018

  • November 10-12, 2018: Free Tours of USS Oak Hill for Military and Veterans

    Fill out and submit the form to get a group tour of USS Oak Hill when it docks at Homeport Pier on Staten Island, NY.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Community News

    Oct 24, 2018

  • Fall Programming Tailored to Local Partner Needs

    As collaboratives onboard with NVI, they complete a survey about their work, collaboration practices, and community. Here’s how their responses are informing our fall programming.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    Research and Data

    Oct 24, 2018

  • BWF’s Veteran In-Vitro Initiative (VIVA): A Study in Collaboration

    Five babies born, two pregnancies announced, and 22 couples supported through the IVF process: These are the direct impacts of the Bob Woodruff Foundation’s VIVA initiative. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the collaborative efforts that influenced these meaningful impacts.

    By Rhiannon Guzelian

    NVI News

    Oct 19, 2018