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Video | Harlem Children's Zone | September 13, 2017

Nancy Roob: Friend of the Children

Harlem Children’s Zone honors the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation’s President and CEO for her impact on philanthropy and America’s youth.

EMCF's View | Harlem Children's Zone | Woodrow "Woody" McCutchen | June 27, 2017

Listen Before You Leap

How Harlem Children’s Zone built trust in a community before it built a school.

EMCF's View | Evidence and Evaluation, PropelNext | June 2, 2017

PropelNext Program Evaluations

Our Alumni 2015 cohort and California 2018 cohort grantee evaluations are now available.

EMCF's View | Jehan Velji | May 24, 2017

We Must Listen to Those We Seek to Help

Ultimately, better listening will ground us in reality while we try to address the needs of the people we seek to help and build a more just society.

Video | Harlem Children's Zone | April 3, 2017

Nancy Roob on Geoff Canada and Harlem Children’s Zone

EMCF President and CEO Nancy Roob says in a video interview, “Everything I’ve learned about good grantmaking I’ve learned through the experience of investing in Harlem Children’s Zone.”

Video | Blue Meridian Partners | March 28, 2017

Watch Nancy Roob's TEDx Talk

Nancy Roob, President & CEO of EMCF and CEO of Blue Meridian Partners, shares her vision for a massive change in how philanthropy funds social programs.

Video | March 27, 2017

Effective Nonprofit Leadership

EMCF President and CEO Nancy Roob says in a video interview the most effective leaders "are serious about performance, looking at data, and challenging themselves to do better and better every year."

Video | March 20, 2017

Funding That Makes a Difference

EMCF President and CEO Nancy Roob describes in a video interview "the critical difference that unrestricted, large amounts of growth capital can make in a nonprofit organization."

Video | Blue Meridian Partners | March 13, 2017

What It Takes to Scale

EMCF President and CEO Nancy Roob describes in a video interview the challenge and importance of “access to unrestricted capital.”