Charitable organizations can use insights from behavioral economics to help people follow through on their impulsive and deliberative intentions to give.
An SSIR survey of nearly 2,000 leaders of nonprofits, foundations, and other charitable organizations revealed that they believe feedback is important but still struggle with figuring out how to do it.
A transnational program focused on equality shows that engaging with conflict and difference is vital to the growth and effectiveness of social movements and broader change.
Growing confusion about impact investing's key principles and practices has it headed for a fall.
Based on feedback from community listening sessions and consultations with local experts, The San Francisco Foundation reshaped its grantmaking strategy and role in addressing the inequities facing Bay Area residents. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
“Resilience” is a favorite buzzword these days, but what does it really mean, and how can grantmakers and nonprofits take practical steps toward achieving it?
A growing chorus of critics are questioning whether big philanthropy is actually a good thing.
Nonprofits need a strategy to ensure that public dollars don’t put them in the red.
Proposals for grants can offer a wealth of ideas and information to the nonprofit community, if foundations take the right steps.
While there are many potential barriers to utilizing power ethically and responsibly, funders can—and must—overcome them to truly advance equity and justice.