Leaders working on issues including public health, human rights, and economic development discuss how nonprofits can do better by treating the people they’re trying to help as partners, not patients.
If funders want to improve DEI in their organizations, they need to re-define risk, emphasize trust, and reflect the communities they serve.
Foundations are deploying a wide range of impact investing strategies to advance racial equity in the United States.
Why investors need to deploy both grant capital and investment capital to create pathways for equitable opportunity.
The Arkansas nonprofit Our House, which provides shelter to homeless families and individuals working to regain their economic independence, has built a culture of continuous feedback with surveys, community councils, and “happy or not” voting terminals. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
An excerpt from Leading Transformation on the “Behavioral Innovation Manifesto.”
When Paula John visited Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services for help with her arthritis, she encountered long wait times and unfriendly staff. Her feedback led to changes that transformed her opinion of the organization. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Without bringing more rigor and resources to scaling impact efforts, the do-good industry will never make the exponential leaps needed to bring social innovations to millions of people.
Nurse-Family Partnership has institutionalized the practice of gathering end-user and partner feedback, influencing changes to its systems, services, and business model. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.