Calculating the social return on a big philanthropic investment is a grueling but necessary challenge.
After a decade of research and evidence gathering, one education nonprofit convinced Congress that its model is worthy of federal dollars—but even the architect of the model wonders how it will fare in the public sector.
Low-cost tech tools that work for an organization in the beginning can later get in the way of progress. A look at how organizations can successfully transition to new tools as they scale—and increase their impact as a result.
Four important insights that can help propel the work of the social good ecosystem.
In 2002 the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation made two long-term mega-grants—one to CalTech for $300 million and the other to Conservation International for $395 million.