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Education Funding Partners Honored by B Lab as Both Best For Customers and Best For Governance

Education Funding Partners was recognized today as a company creating the most positive overall impact on its customers and for creating powerful governance structures to protect its company mission based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured on B the Change, the digital Medium publication produced by B Lab, at Education Funding Partners is honored in both the Best For Customers list and Best for Governance list, […]

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8 Years a B Corp: Looking Back at EFP’s Path to Now

After a rigorous recertification process, Education Funding Partners (EFP) is beyond thrilled to announce it will continue to be a proud B Corporation for at least the next two years, putting us at eight years in total as a certified B Corp. We are incredibly thankful to have received this distinction once again, and will use it as just another big motivator to continue to do well by doing good. The B Corp certification process […]

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EFP Honored by B Corp for the Fifth Straight Year

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For 2017 As Best for Customers for Creating Most Positive Impact for Customers and Best for Workers for Creating Most Positive Impact for Employees. Evaluated by Comprehensive B Impact Assessment September 12, 2017: CHICAGO, IL Today, Education Funding Partners (EFP) was recognized as being among the companies creating the most positive overall impact on its customers and for its employees based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the nonprofit B Lab. Honorees are featured […]

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West and Education Funding Partners to Drive Revenue for School Districts with Innovative EFP adNet Tool

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SCOTTS VALLEY, CA, September 06, 2017 — West and Education Funding Partners (EFP) today announced a partnership that will give West’s SchoolMessenger Presence website customers a turnkey funding solution through EFP adNet. The tool programmatically serves digital advertising which is seamlessly displayed on school district and school websites. Since 2010, EFP has developed and managed marketing partnerships between the K-12 public school community and top U.S. corporations that generate sustainable new revenue for districts. This […]

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Resilience in the Face of Hurricane Harvey

It is a somber time in Houston, and all other areas of Texas affected by Hurricane Harvey. The record-breaking flooding has affected millions of lives, and has struck a chord with the nation as a whole. The images and videos filling news stations are overwhelming in its immenseness and scale. In many cases this can make us feel helpless, but it is important to remember that even if you cannot take your speedboat through the […]

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Reinventing High School, XQ: The Super School Project

One hundred years ago, the Wright Brothers’ plane took off for the first time, movies were just coming to life, and students sat in the classrooms reciting their math formulas. Today, there are about 200,000 flights per day, IMAX movie theaters are located in every city, and students, well, students still sit in the classroom and recite their math formulas. If you think about it, schools haven’t changed much since their inception. Kids sit at […]

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Systems Administrators are the Quiet Saviors

When your servers go down or you need help figuring out how to connect to that fancy new printer, who are you going to call? That’s right, Systems Administrators! They are always on call, 24/7, because when something breaks, they tend to be the only people who (actually) know how to fix it. Unfortunately, as with many “behind the scenes” job-holders, Systems Administrators tend to go unappreciated a lot of the time. So, have you […]

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Start Earning Revenue, Get Back to Educating

A recent article from the Detroit Free Press highlights the six big takeaways from a recent education summit held in Detroit. All six takeaways specifically address the funding shortages that plague the city’s public school system. However, this is not an issue solely found in Detroit. Lack of funding is an epidemic that has infected the entirety of the U.S. public school system. If there are no funds to put towards programs like after-school tutoring, […]

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Working to keep the Arts in Public Schools

In 2009, Detroit Public Schools (DPS) hit challenging times when deep budget cuts forced the district to end arts programs in many of its schools. Today, as many as half of the district’s schools have no full-time fine arts instructors, and many more have only one or two. Eliminating arts programs to save money is hardly a novel practice. By the early 1990s, two-thirds of New York City’s elementary schools and half of American schools […]

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Do Well By Doing Good

At this point, you have probably heard the phrase “do well by doing good.” The real question is what does it mean? Why is it important? It comes from the B Lab, a nonprofit that certifies companies focused on positive social and environmental impact as B Corps. Essentially, it signifies a new kind of corporation. B Corps are changing the corporate landscape. Rather than having a corporate social responsibility team (CSR), organizations are dedicating themselves […]

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