Frugal, flexible, and inclusive “jugaad innovation” provides a compelling model for nonprofits looking for innovative solutions to significant problems.
Nonprofits have near-limitless metrics they can measure, but the key to success is identifying, monitoring, and responding to the few that really matter.
Achieving marriage equality in the United States took time, tough questions, and coordinated efforts across politics, strategy, and messaging.
As nonprofits, NGOs, and funders increasingly seek innovative ways to address the total need around critical issues, new challenges, questions, and opportunities arise.
Improving outcomes at scale requires a paradigm shift in how we work.
Four strategies for scale from a local mattress recycling effort that is going beyond waste reduction and expanding across the United States.
In India, a simple, citizen-led assessment is helping citizens gauge children’s learning levels—and challenging a deep-seated belief that going to school means getting an education.
For solutions to get to scale, we need strong entrepreneurs who can build on existing breakthrough ideas, rather than creating entirely new ones.
More social innovators need to ask themselves whether the products and services they offer are actually new—and whether they in fact benefit the people they aim to help.
An introduction to Impact India Spring 2017.