By pooling money, individuals who may otherwise feel powerless are attempting to address imbalances of wealth and influence in the social sector.
At SSIR's 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
Simple changes in mindset and behavior can break the cycle of strain and mistrust in grantor-grantee relationships.
An international roster of donors has dispersed billions of dollars since 2000 to address social issues targeted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Their efforts highlight four ways that big bets can achieve big social change.
An excerpt of Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How the Challenge Inequity
Funders and others can better support the involvement of those who use social services in service design and implementation. And by doing so, they can generate more meaningful, systems-level impact.
Personal experience is central to the education and development of managers.
A look at how three direct-service organizations in Indiana are weathering an age-old funding challenge.
Reimagining the Civic Commons claims it has built the first comprehensive set of metrics that connect the impact of revitalization to things like trust between people, neighbors' perceptions of safety, and a community’s ability to draw together people of different incomes, races, and backgrounds.
The Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights has pioneered a rapid response grantmaking model connected to the global grassroots.