Summer 2003

Volume 1, Number 2

All too often, foundations fail to pay attention to how their endowment money is invested. Instead of finding ways to align their investments with their mission, foundations often invest without any consideration for the impact that their money might have on society. In “Where Money Meets Mission,” in the summer 2003 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, Jed Emerson provides a powerful argument for why foundations should align their money with their mission.

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Field Report

Case Study


Credit to the Poor

By Muhammad Yunus & William Fuller

Muhammad Yunus was getting nowhere in Bangladesh – so he opened his own bank.

The Peer Yardstick

By Sacha Litman

Measuring success in franchise nonprofit organizations.


The Knowing Doing Gap

By Gerald Burstyn

Human services managers are not implementing strategic decisions.


Review: A New Green Order?

Review By Tim Perlstein

The World Bank's Global Environment Facility may be undermined by bureaucracy.


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