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How can smaller and local nonprofits dramatically increase their impact? In this audio lecture, senior consultant at the Monitor Institute and co-author of Local Forces for Good, Heather McLeod Grant shares ideas and case studies of high-impact small and local nonprofits, and how these organizations have leveraged outside forces and agencies to great success. Speaking from Stanford Social Innovation Review’s Nonprofit Management Institute, McLeod Grant analyzes how many smaller nonprofits managed not only to survive the economic downturn, but also to thrive during that time.
Innovation is more than a good idea—it’s a patient process of iteration, learning, evaluation, implementation, and, importantly, scaling up what works.
RSPN and Nesta teach lessons about achieving social impact in the Global South and North.
The challenges of scaling up programs aimed at empowering adolescent girls in Bangladesh and Uganda.