Entrepreneur support programs are popular among donors, but many fail to incorporate rigorous research on the most effective ways to help businesses grow. Insights from current academic literature can help improve program design.
A framework for programs focused on empowering adolescent girls.
To effectively support children at risk, the nonprofit and donor community must adopt a holistic approach to child welfare that includes prevention, long-term care, education, and advocacy.
Existing programs that promote and support women’s entrepreneurship help address the inequality that currently exists, but they don’t reach women early enough.
Input from Boston residents changed Union Capital Boston’s rewards program from providing specific material goods to distributing cash in exchange for doing volunteer activities. It also drove the creation of networking events for members. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.