Stand Together Announces Catalyst Cohort Four

Posted on March 15, 2018
16 Impactful Community Organizations Selected to Participate in the Six-Month Program

Updated March 17, 2018 (Arlington, VA)Stand Together today announced the 15 community organizations from across the country that will participate in the fourth installment of Stand Together’s Catalyst Program, a six-month program designed to help these innovative groups build capacity and increase their impact to help more people break the cycle of poverty. In addition to receiving personalized coaching in a proven business framework, Market Based Management®, each of the selected organizations will also receive a $25,000 grant.

The organizations selected by Stand Together to participate in its Catalyst Program are: Bridge House (Boulder, CO), Cares of Washington (Seattle, WA), Family Independence Initiative (Oakland, CA), Inner City Visions (Los Angeles, CA), Lawn Life (Cincinnati, OH), The Last Mile (San Francisco, CA), New Pathways For Youth (Phoenix, AZ), Nevada Youth Empowerment Project (Reno, NV), NPower (Brooklyn, NY), The Path Project (Loganville, GA), Reality Changers (San Diego, CA), Shelters to Shutters (Fairfax, VA), Thistle Farms (Nashville, TN), Towards Employment (Cleveland, OH), TROSA (Durham, NC).  Stand Together evaluated hundreds of organizations and selected these 15 groups based on a variety of factors, including the effectiveness of their approach, their leadership and their vision for growing and scaling their impact.

“We are excited to partner with each of these fifteen inspiring organizations that are helping people to improve their lives,” said Evan Feinberg, Executive Director of Stand Together. “We are confident that our Catalyst Program can further equip these for-purpose organizations with the business acumen, tools, and a national network to grow their efforts and transform more lives and communities.”

With the addition of these 15 groups, Stand Together now has partnerships with 71 organizations throughout the country. Stand Together’s fourth cohort of its Catalyst Program will begin with a three-day opening summit in Arlington, Virginia on March 19th and will conclude in late August of this year.


Founded in 2016, Stand Together is a 501(C)(3) organization that identifies and supports organizations that help people to transform their lives out of poverty. Stand Together assists community organizations by providing business coaching, resources and networking to sustainably grow, scale and replicate.


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