Free Weekly eNewsletter

SSIR Now Enewsletter
View this email in a web browser.
Forward to a Friend
SSIR Now! Dec 1, 2016
By Taz Hussein & Matt Plummer

Rather than focusing so much effort on creating services that are "innovative," nonprofits need to develop a more sales-driven approach to social change. Learn about SSIR's upcoming webinar that explores this idea in depth. Read More

By Michael Gordon & Daniela Papi-Thornton

Examining the pitfalls and potential of social business plan competitions, and how educators can redesign them for greater impact. Part of The Future of Social Impact Education in Business Schools and Beyond series. Read More

By Elisabeth Mason & Jim Shelton

How technology and data can form the basis for common-sense, bi-partisan policy reforms amid new uncertainties.
Read More

By Molly McGrath Tierney

By offering better early support for struggling families, child welfare services can reduce the need for more serious interventions down the line and improve the wellbeing of whole neighborhoods. Part of the Defining Positive Outcomes series. Read More

By Libbie Landles-Cobb, Kirk Kramer, & Betsy Haley Doyle

The time is right for funders to reconsider how they can make the most of the dollars they invest in grantee leadership development, but they must start by better understanding the leadership challenges nonprofits face. Read More

On December 15, speakers from The Bridgespan Group, The Hewlett Foundation, and more will discuss how organizations can better market their social change programs to potential beneficiaries. Read More

Learn from data experts, academics, practitioners, and social sector leaders, February 7-8, 2017, at Stanford University, when they explore the possibilities and responsibilities surrounding data.  Read More

With an All-Access subscription, you get a year of the quarterly print publication, online access, a tablet-friendly digital edition, and more.
From Our Partners


The USC Sol Price School Master of Nonprofit Leadership and Management degree provides the critical skills and training necessary to lead complex nonprofit organizations. Students work closely with prominent nonprofit executives, augmenting the classroom curriculum with real-world fieldwork.


Get the data on why recurring giving programs are critical to your organization’s long-term performance in Sustainers in Focus: Uncovering the Value of Retained Revenue, the newest report from the Blackbaud Institute. Download your FREE report now.