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Growth Force

By Greg Beato

A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.

Labor of Love

By Sharon Lerner

Ai-jen Poo, cofounder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and 2014 McArthur genius grant recipient, is building a movement to improve the lives of 2.5 million US home care workers.

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Sexually Transmitted Altruism

By Greg Beato 2

DKT International, founded by one of the largest erotica distributors in the United States, provides contraceptives to approximately 50 million people a year in the developing world.

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Change Comes at a Cost

By Donald Haider & Franz Wohlgezogen 1

In 2008, a group of Chicago’s social service agencies formed the Back Office Cooperative, which has produced impressive financial savings. Yet greater efficiency has had a cultural cost.