JVS News

Nonprofit analyzes its bang for the buck

November 28, 2012
The Boston Globe: With government grants and other traditional funding sources shrinking, investors seeking to profit while also helping their communities are expected to play a larger role in financing nonprofits. Now, the challenge for nonprofits is to show these investors that they can earn a return on money put into social programs.
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Social Return on Investment: A Case Study of JVS

November 20, 2012
For 75 years, Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), a non-profit organization in Boston, MA, has provided low-skill, low-income adults with the training and education they need to enter and advance in the labor market and helped employers meet their needs for skilled workers.
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Educating New England’s Workforce for the Future

May 30, 2012
Communities & Banking: Karen, a longtime employee at Children's Hospital Boston, had put her dreams of going to college on hold after having her first child. But in 2010, at age 50, she entered Bridges to College, a college-preparatory initiative. The program, which includes academic preparation and coaching, is offered by Jewish Vocational Service (JVS), an adult education, training, and employment organization.
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Couple honored for philanthropy at JVS gala

May 10, 2012
Boston Herald: There’s nothing like a good time in the name of a good cause — and local titans of philanthropy Larry and Atsuko Fish were honored for their work along with Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the Jewish Vocational Service Gala at the Intercontinental Hotel last night.
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