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SSIR Now! Jan 17, 2019
By John Kluge & Tim Docking

How investment can unlock the potential of refugees and help propel economic development. Read More

By Dean Karlan, Piyush Tantia & Sarah Welch

Charitable organizations can use insights from behavioral economics to help people follow through on their impulsive and deliberative intentions to give. Read More

By Dan Winterson

A new impact investment vehicle may hold a key to addressing the West’s growing wildfire problem. Read More

By Will von Geldern

Seattle-based microenterprise nonprofit Ventures shares advice to help other organizations design sustainable, effective grassroots advocacy programs. Read More

Nurse-Family Partnership, a maternal-child health nonprofit, has incorporated ways to gather, interpret, and apply feedback into its nonprofit business model. Part of the Power of Feedback series produced with the support of the Hewlett Foundation. Read More

Historically, data has been collected by those in power about those without power in order to make decisions about the future. So how do you practice socially responsible data? SSIR is proud to announce Rahul Bhargava, data scientist with MIT Media Lab. Join us February 19-20, 2019, for our fifth annual Data on Purpose conference! Read More

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Join us February 19-20, 2019, for SSIR’s fifth annual Data on Purpose conference – Navigating the Digital Now! DoP is a must-attend conference for anyone looking to build digital capacity to transform how social sector organizations operate, interact with one another, and serve constituents. Learn More