With its professional management class and army of consultants, the nonprofit sector can sometimes seem isolated from the messiness of civil society, and a new Philanthropic Beltway may have sprung up. But it wasn’t always that way, and it may be time to reclaim an earlier identity as the “volunteer sector,” which is inherently democratic.
Impact investors are figuring out how to integrate impact throughout their investment process in ways that are efficient, effective, and authentic.
Driven by a confluence of powerful secular trends, Americans’ trust in civil society has declined to alarming levels. Without addressing these trends and reversing the loss of trust, the ideal of private action for the public good could be at risk.
Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.
Recent breakthroughs in artificial intelligence offer enormous benefits for mission-driven organizations and could eventually revolutionize how they work.
What is the difference between communities that are able to recover from disinvestment and those that cannot? The answer, according to recent research from MDRC, are the presence of strong social networks.
The timing is opportune for CSR to catalyze impact in India’s development sector.
When Timberland began inviting its partners to join volunteer service days, the result was both good for local communities and good for business.
A reading list to help your organization look inward and examine how to better foster a culture where employees are empowered to thrive, collaborate, and innovate for maximum social impact.
What lies under the word, “uncollaborative”? Usually, it’s an unaddressed power imbalance.