Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR.
How the California Heath Care Foundation sparked statewide change by “showing” rather than “telling” its data, making use of existing partnerships, and funding what works.
Funders serving as central node for a cross-sector, collaborative network have unique advantages for success in an advocacy environment.
Six ways to do more with less.
How the Annie E. Casey Foundation has leveraged the power of information and communication to drive public investment in children and their families.
It’s time to move beyond our focus on failure in the social sector, and to develop ongoing and meaningful practices for learning and improvement.
Mapping out a foundation's theory for itself as an institution can help the organization clarify how it makes choices, allocates resources, and achieves impact.
A less-traveled path to education reform: The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is catalyzing three social forces to create an epidemic of best practice.
There is no doubt that social change efforts are accelerated by data, but investing in high-quality, cutting-edge research alone isn’t enough to produce solutions. Funders and researchers have to invest more in translating research into action.
We must chart a new path for philanthropic giving that is more aware and connected, and that takes more advantage of converging around shared aims and goals.