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SSIR Now! Feb 17, 2017

The latest issue features articles that explore the new science of designing for humans, how to translate awareness into action, embedding education in everyday life, and much more! It also includes a special supplement that examines how East Asian countries are devising innovative ways to improve their societies. Read the entire issue online now. Read More

By Ann Christiano & Annie Neimand

Too many organizations concentrate on raising awareness about an issue without knowing how to translate that awareness into action. It’s time for activists and organizations to adopt a more strategic approach to public interest communications. Part of the lastest Spring 2017 issue. Read More

Stanford Social Innovation Review partnered with Dasra and The Bridgespan Group to publish Impact India, a magazine for philanthropists and social innovators targeting India. Read More

By Patrick McCarthy

To bring more resources to bear on the challenges facing children and families, funders can step outside their traditional grantmaking role to invest in innovative and mission-focused efforts. Part of the Mission Possible: How Foundations Are Shaping the Future of Impact Investing series. Read More

By Stefaan G. Verhulst

Proprietary data can help improve and save lives, but fully harnessing its potential will require a cultural transformation in the way companies, governments, and other organizations treat and act on data. Read More

By Lindsay Louie & Fay Twersky

Many organizations are creating and disseminating knowledge about the practice of philanthropy, but does that information actually influence how funders operate? Read More

By Rufo Quintavalle

Changing the composition of the world’s energy supply is important, but it’s only half the battle against climate change. Read More

Join the two-part webinar series, The Giving Code, which will explore new research on how donors and community-based nonprofits approach philanthropy. Register for both and save!​

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Video recordings of selected sessions are now available. View them here. Read More

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