How nonprofits and social businesses can use data to inform decision-making and evaluate performance.
Grantmakers should provide enough money for nonprofits to pay for all their operations, not just programs and services.
In more and more cases, prize competitions provide recipients with resources to pursue their work even before they complete a proposed project.
Touting products like LEDs and recycled plastic packaging as “green” is misleading, because it fails to account for their effects on markets and consumer behavior and for the resulting environmental consequences.
In adopting data-driven practices, leaders must design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.
Until recently, both foundations and venture capital firms were wary of directing resources toward education technology startups. Here’s how “blended capital” is expanding the ed-tech field.
Women are seen as less likely to engage in risky behavior and more likely to use money prudently. But this stereotype can lead to discrimination against women.
How to close the gap between what donors say they want to achieve and where they actually put their money.
A new type of charity has emerged in China that is able to sidestep some of the controls that the government places on NGOs.