This spring, community foundations around the country will host one-day, online giving campaigns for nonprofits in their regions. But the model needs an overhaul if it’s going to benefit more than the community foundations themselves.
The convergence of shifting CSR trends, untapped NGO value, and pressing development challenges holds tremendous potential for driving social impact and business innovation.
Improving outcomes at scale requires a paradigm shift in how we work.
For impact investing to realize its true potential, we must change the mindset and narrative related to there being a “lack of pipeline” in underserved communities—rural and urban—to a perspective that people in communities create the environments in which outside investments can thrive.
The right support can put the nation’s most vulnerable students on track to graduate high school prepared for postsecondary school, but efforts to secure evidence of what works are currently too burdensome.