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SSIR Now! Aug 25, 2016

Derrick Braziel, cofounder and managing director of MORTAR, will discuss how entrepreneurship can empower individuals, eradicate poverty, and revitalize communities. There are two weeks left to register for the Nonprofit Management Institute! Join to learn from Braziel and other thought-leaders. Read More

By Michele Jolin

There is an urgent need to expand the infrastructure for results-based policymaking at all levels of the US government. Read More

Read the latest stories in this series, produced in partnership with Grantmakers for Effective Organizations, which explores why and how grantee inclusion is key to effective philanthropy, from both the funder and nonprofit perspectives:

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By Andrew Billo & Kevin Boyer

How the private sector, governments, and others can use impact investing to better support sustainable social change in humanitarian emergencies. Read More

By Fred Nelson & Alasdair Harris

Meeting today’s growing conservation challenges requires that we find new ways of thinking about and practicing conservation, rooted in solving social problems through scalable methods and prototypes that deliver results. Read More

By Avnish Gungadurdoss

A results-based financing program to improve educational access and achievement in India shows the importance of data-driven decision-making and adaptive leadership. Read More

By Angela Glover Blackwell

In this book, The Poverty Industry: The Exploitation of America's Most Vulnerable Citizens, Daniel L. Hetcher discusses how social services agencies are squeezing revenue from the poor and vulnerable people they're meant to serve. Reviewed by Angela Glover Blackwell. Find more book reviews and excerpts here. Read More

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