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Social Innovations

Creating High-Impact Nonprofits

By Heather McLeod Grant & Leslie R. Crutchfield 16

Conventional wisdom says that scaling social innovation starts with strengthening internal management capabilities. This study of 12 high-impact nonprofits, however, shows that real social change happens when organizations go outside their own walls and find creative ways to enlist the help of others.

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Rediscovering Social Innovation

By James A. Phills Jr., Kriss Deiglmeier, & Dale T. Miller 13

Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle for doing this. They also explain why most of today's innovative social solutions cut across the traditional boundaries separating nonprofits, government, and for-profit businesses.