Benefit Chicago demonstrates how place-based impact investing transforms a community by seeing the investment potential in everyone.
Fund for Shared Insight is pooling the cash and convictions of 13 philanthropies to build the field of end-user feedback. The collaborative aims to help nonprofits and funders learn from and empower those they seek to help. Can its leaders become role models for the positive change they seek to create?
Organizations are increasingly turning to system change to tackle big social problems. But systems are complex, and mastering the process requires observation, patience, and reflection. To begin, here are two
approaches to pursuing system change.
The social sector has a lot to learn from the innovation network that has emerged from the post-Thanksgiving global giving movement.
Research shows that foundations are motivated by impact in their grantmaking.
How purpose can attract more consumers, build deeper bonds, and amplify brand messages.
Foundations and other donors often want to support large-scale protests that shift public opinion around social issues. Here’s how they can back up movements during important moments in their development.
How a “social movement ecology” framework lent new insights into substantially reducing incarceration in the United States.