Organizational Development

Finding the Sweet Spot for Innovation Within Government Systems By Sharath Jeevan, Reinier Terwindt, James Townsend & Nithya Gurukumar | 3

Three guiding principles for NGOs looking to find where they best fit within government-run systems and ensure long-term impact.

Social Services

Homeless Shelter Uses Feedback to Help Its Clients Regain Independence

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The Arkansas nonprofit Our House, which provides shelter to homeless families and individuals working to regain their economic independence, has built a culture of continuous feedback with surveys, community councils, and “happy or not” voting terminals. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.

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Business

Housecleaning With Benefits

By Corey Binns

Alia, the new online benefits tool from National Domestic Workers Alliance, helps house cleaners accrue contributions from their clients to purchase insurance and receive paid time off.

Environment

Forest Restoration for Fuel

By James Gaines

Supported by the nonprofit U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities, Restoration Fuels will turn wood scraps into a substitute for coal, potentially providing energy, jobs, and even environmental benefits.

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Governance

Just Ask! Building a Culture of Curiosity to Empower Your Team and Your Constituents

Presented by Zander Lurie, Fay Twersky, and Benilda Samuels 4

In this complimentary SSIR Live! program, Zander Lurie, CEO of SurveyMonkey, Fay Twersky, director of effective philanthropy at the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and Benilda Samuels, the COO of Nurse-Family Partnership will explore why and how organizations can foster a culture of curiosity. And they will share how organizations can channel ideas that surface into greater workplace equity, stakeholder empowerment, and innovations in products, services and nonprofit business models.

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