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John Brothers

Dr. John Brothers (@cuidiu) is the principal of Quidoo Consulting and a senior fellow at the Support Center for Nonprofit Management. He teaches social policy at Rutgers University and nonprofit management at New York University; is the co-author of Building Nonprofit Capacity; and served as visiting fellow at the Hauser Center at Harvard.

Lessons of an SSIR Blogger

Mar. 8, 2013

A look back at government regulation, philanthropy, “social blank” movements, and third sector grit.

The Poverty Credential

Oct. 30, 2012 1

Politicians' personal stories about overcoming poverty won’t fuel economic mobility.

An Uneven Partnership

Nov. 4, 2010 1

Will Tuesday’s election change government’s relationship to the nonprofit sector?

Carrot and Stick Philanthropy

Mar. 19, 2010 9

Funders engaging in "carrot and stick" philanthropy only escalate the problems faced by struggling nonprofits.

Third Sector Grit

Mar. 4, 2010 1

From stories of "firmness of mind" to "unyielding courage," Third Sector Grit is the driving—but often unrecognized—force behind many nonprofits.