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Spring 2014

Volume 12, Number 2

The spring 2014 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review includes two articles that highlight the tension between innovation and continuous improvement. In the cover story, “The Re-Emerging Art of Funding Innovation,”’ the authors argue that foundations need to take more risks in their grantmaking. In “Fundamentals, Not Fads,” the authors point out that many nonprofits fail because leaders don’t focus enough attention on fundamental management tasks.

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Foundations

Growth Force

By Greg Beato 1

A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it’s not just a grantmaker. It’s a rapidly expanding software vendor.

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Water

Future Thirst

Review By Eric Stowe 1

Meeting the world’s growing demand for water will require advances in technology that build on 3,000 years of progress.

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