The New York Times writes about our involvement with Blue Meridian Partners, one of our core national collaborations to fight childhood poverty. Blue Meridian is described as a "field catalyst" for its work in bringing together multiple partners to make a big, long-term impact.
Our co-founder Connie Ballmer believes there is less risk dealing with an experienced field catalyst, and says she likes sharing opinions with the general partners at Blue Meridian. “If you’re going to make bets, it’s nice to be surrounded by those individuals at the table,” she said. “They present the organizations that are in the pipeline. They present the upsides, downsides, and the risks.”