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Vera CEO Zak Kaufman to be Honored with Dartmouth MLK Social Justice Award

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Every year on MLK Day, we are reminded of the power and importance of visionary leadership in our global work to end … Read More

Vera Co-Founder & CEO Named 2017 Global Good Fund Fellow

After a rigorous selection process, Vera Co-founder and CEO, Zak Kaufman, has been named a 2017 Global Good Fund (GGF) Fellow. Over 2,400 social enterprise leaders applied to become part of the fifth class of GGF Fellows – the group … Read More

Peter Blair Named Vera Cape Town Consulting Director

Vera Solutions is proud to announce that Peter Blair has transitioned to the role of Consulting Director. He began managing Vera’s Cape Town Consulting team in January 2017, following a few months spent learning the ins and outs of the … Read More

Vera becomes Massachusetts Nonprofit Network Affiliate Member, Will attend 2016 MNN Annual Conference

Our Boston-based team supports the Massachusetts non-profit community in seeking solutions to address data collection and management needs — ranging from monitoring and evaluation (M&E) to program and grant management to fundraising and CRM. To facilitate further engagement in this community, … Read More

Vera Solutions Recertified as B Corp for the Third Time, Will Attend Champions Retreat

We are proud to announce that Vera Solutions has been recertified as a B Corporation, following a verification process led by B Lab, which includes a review of organizational accountability, transparency, and social and environmental performance. B Lab, the non-profit governing … Read More

Vera Solutions Joins Global Ecosytem Supporting Small and Growing Businesses as ANDE member

Vera Solutions is proud to join the more than 260 corporations, foundations, non-profit organizations, and social enterprises supporting Small and Growing Businesses (SGBs) around the world as a member of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE). A policy program … Read More

Vera Welcomes 4th Fellowship Class

Earlier this summer, the fourth class of Vera Fellows convened at Amherst College for an intensive week of training and team building. Hailing from Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, and the U.S., these eight young professionals used training to skill up in … Read More

Vera Welcomes 150th Client

This month, Vera celebrates welcoming our 150th client, The Horn of Africa Development Initiative (HODI). HODI is an NGO devoted to improving lives in Marsabit, a remote region of Northern Kenya. Their programs tackle the consequences of growing severity and … Read More

Welcoming the 2015 Vera Fellowship Class

For the third year, we’re proud to welcome a vibrant and diverse group of young professionals into the Vera Fellowship Program. After a mid-June retreat and intensive week of workshops, the Fellows joined Vera teams in Boston and Mumbai last … Read More

Vera Welcomes 100th Partner!

Vera has just begun work with our 100th partner organization – an exciting milestone as we prepare to celebrate our fourth birthday. This week, we were pleased to kick off a project with Tugende, an innovative Ugandan social enterprise. Tugende increases the financial … Read More