In-Depth Series

The Power of Feedback

In this multimedia series, sponsored by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, voices from the social sector will offer tactics, tools, and advice gleaned from the grassroots to encourage nonprofits and foundations to make listening to their constituents—and acting on what they hear—a smart norm for any organization committed to improvement.

Civil Society for the 21st Century

This article series, presented in partnership with Independent Sector, explores important issues of civil society in the 21st century: its origins and evolution, its boundaries and blind spots, its values and variety, its obstacles and opportunities.

Why Purpose? Why Now?

When companies take the lead in driving social and environmental change, they position themselves to build deeper bonds, expand their consumer base, and enlist others to amplify their brand message.

Advancing Equity in Communities

This series, produced in partnership with Equal Measure, aims to inspire new and inform current conversations about the role of equity in the development and evaluation of philanthropic investments.

Advancing the Art of Collaboration

This series, produced in partnership with BBB's Give.org, calls on the social sector to embody a new and pioneering collaborative spirit based in trust so that it can reach broader audiences, share the risk involved in experimentation, and accomplish more than any single organization could do alone.

The Case for Communications

In this multipart series, presented in partnership with The Communications Network, nonprofit and foundation leaders will share case studies showcasing strategic communications efforts that delivered impact, drove change, and advanced their missions. #case4comm

Increasing Voter Turnout: It’s Tougher Than You Think

In this 15-part series, election experts from government, academia, and the private and nonprofit sectors will weigh in on important questions, including: What can the social sector do to improve voter turnout in the United States?

Data for Community-Driven Solutions

This series focuses on data for impact, and highlight specific interventions that can help drive a more networked, inclusive, and open society.

Equity and Collective Impact

This series shares perspectives on the importance of embedding an explicit focus on equity throughout any collective impact effort.

The New Network Leader

This series highlights the work of seven leading "network entrepreneurs," who are generating systems-level social impact in environmental conservation, education, economic development, and beyond.

Making Ideas Move

Making Ideas Move, presented in partnership with the Communications Network, is a blog series on how effective communication has helped foundations, nonprofits, and other organizations drive social change. #moveideas

The Value of Intentional Influence

The Value of Intentional Influence is a blog series exploring why and how organizations should use the power of influence to solve social problems at the magnitude they exist.

Talent Matters

Talent Matters is a blog series exploring how nonprofit leaders have achieved real-world results through an emphasis on talent.

SSIR x Bridgespan: Giving That Gets Results

Giving That Gets Results is an eight-week series of voices from the vanguard of giving. Philanthropists and foundation executives share how they are adapting their strategies, aiming for results, and measuring their impact to learn and improve. #givesmart