Race to the Top, a $4 billion US education reform effort, produced valuable lessons on designing a competition-based program.
To counter restrictions on NGO activity, local groups need to reduce their dependence on international financial support.
A social enterprise called In Every Story brings better pay—and a spirit of empathy—to a highly marginalized workforce.
To pursue its environmental mission, Tiffany & Co. balances corporate leadership with traditional philanthropic grantmaking.
A school-based collective impact project in West Dallas, Texas, is yielding lessons on how to compile and use big data.
Critics of donor-advised funds miss the real story of why they have grown so fast, argues a longtime community foundation leader.
To reach base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurs need to align their business models with customers’ lives.
One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.
A highly focused effort in Kenya to treat worm infections in children delivers lessons on how to expand a proven program.