August 26, 2020

Our Place: Re-imagining Transitional Housing for the Homeless in Washoe County, Nevada

The number of unsheltered people in Washoe County jumped 180% between 2017 and 2019. This staggering increase placed even more demands on the Downtown Shelter in Washoe County, NV, which was […]
June 30, 2020

5 Lessons for Implementing an Assistance Program During COVID-19

All across the world, the pandemic has surfaced feelings of isolation, fear, and helplessness. This is especially true for the millions of Americans facing economic whiplash from reduced working hours […]
December 19, 2019

Building Up Boys and Men of Color to Build a Stronger Arkansas: Tracking Program Outcomes with Good Grid

In early 2017, Good Grid met with the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation to identify ways in which our two organizations could work together to address systemic issues of poverty here in Little Rock. […]
April 15, 2019

Finding home faster: How Good Grid has streamlined transitional housing application processes 

For many returning citizens, release from prison is just the first step in a lengthy, difficult journey. There are many barriers along the path that leads to successful reentry, and they take many forms: Family […]
March 1, 2019

Come Together: The Importance of Collaboration in Providing Social Services

“Collaboration is a key part of the success of any organization, executed through a clearly defined vision and mission based on transparency and constant communication.” Dinesh Paliwal The Need for […]
February 27, 2019

Filling in the Cracks: How Big Data Aids Social Impact Programs to Help Their Clients Thrive

For those involved in public service, the work constitutes more than “just a job”. They are not there to fill a spot on their resume, or to prove something to […]
February 22, 2019

It Takes a Village: How to Become a Good Grid Community Certified Partner

Chances are if you’re involved in the business of providing services to affected communities, you have a passion for helping others. You empathize with the plight others face and make […]
February 19, 2019

Community Spotlight: Immerse AR & Youth in Crisis

“I didn’t think that I’d ever be content or happy… If it wasn’t for people like Eric and all the others at Immerse Arkansas, I might have never got that […]
November 8, 2018

Corrections and Connections: How Good Grid Can Streamline Reentry

On May 28, 2018 the Bureau of Justice Statistics announced that 5 out of 6 state prisoners were arrested at least once during the nine years after their release. According to the press release, […]
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