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Fall 2015

Volume 13, Number 4

More and more funders now view nonprofit media as an important tool in social change. And more and more news outlets now rely on philanthropic funding to support their operations. The fall 2015 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review includes a pair of feature articles that examine the need for, and the difficulty of, measuring the social impact of media. A case study of Humanity United also shows the power of media.

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Back to School

By Cameron Conaway

In Ethiopia, a foundation-led initiative uses accelerated learning techniques to give young people a second chance at an education.

Recipe for Impact

By Sarah Murray

Delivering nutritious school lunch fare on a large scale is the social mission—and the business model—of Revolution Foods.

Designed for Support

By Alicia Clegg

Maggie’s Centres, a network of specially built facilities in the United Kingdom, provides cancer patients with a comforting environment.

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