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SSIR Now! Jul 20, 2017
By Mary Ann Bates & Rachel Glennerster

Rigorous impact evaluations tell us a lot about the world, not just the particular contexts in which they are conducted. Access to this article made possible by MIT. Read More

By Matthew Forti & Jake Calhoun

Social return on investment is an underutilized yet surprisingly flexible tool for making strong resource allocation decisions that maximize nonprofit impact. Read More

By Barbara Newhouse

Following the largest single act of social media fundraising, the ALS Association was faced with a “good crisis”—and a big challenge. Part of the Advancing the Art of Collaboration series. Read More

By Noël Duan

A MacArthur-backed project is funding 40 local jurisdictions' efforts to reduce their jailed populations. Read More

By Andrew Hogue

Innovators are T-shaped. Social innovators must be more. Read More

By Nathan Cooper, Shaun Hazeldine, & Giulio Quaggiotto

An innovation experiment in Indonesia yields insights on how international development organizations can effectively foster innovation within the communities they aim to help. Read More

By Sean Thomas-Breitfeld

Understanding the intersections between racism and anti-LGBTQ bias is not only an important next step for the LGBTQ movement, but also the model for advancing social change and the nonprofit sector overall. Read More

By Andrew Means

When companies deploy the same processes they use to create commercial value to create philanthropic value, they can truly help charities achieve their social missions. Read More

Register now for the August 2 SSIR Live! webinar, Survival of the Connected: The Power of Collaboration for the Nonprofit Sector, and learn how organizations can reframe collaboration as coming from a place of strength rather than weakness. Read More

View the full list of thought leaders who will speak on "Leading Social Change in Turbulent Times" at Stanford University, September 12-13. Register by August 4 to save with the Early Bird rate! Read More

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