Measuring Social Impact Innovative ways to measure the impact that an organization has on society


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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models

By William Landes Foster, Peter Kim, & Barbara Christiansen 60

For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.

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Creating High-Impact Nonprofits

By Heather McLeod Grant & Leslie R. Crutchfield 14

Conventional wisdom says that scaling social innovation starts with strengthening internal management capabilities. This study of 12 high-impact nonprofits, however, shows that real social change happens when organizations go outside their own walls and find creative ways to enlist the help of others.

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Measuring Social Value

By Geoff Mulgan 7

Too many people believe social value is objective, fixed, and stable, when in fact it is subjective, malleable, and variable.