As more cross-sector collaborations gain traction, we must understand what it takes to keep them running over the long term and ensure that progress continues despite changes in leadership.
Collaboration Innovative ways organizations can work together to increase their overall reach and efficacy
Listening to beneficiaries should be part and parcel of any initiative that seeks to help others. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
By pooling money, individuals who may otherwise feel powerless are attempting to address imbalances of wealth and influence in the social sector.
At SSIR‘s 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
Simple changes in mindset and behavior can break the cycle of strain and mistrust in grantor-grantee relationships.
Three considerations for Asia-Pacific foundations embarking on impact investing journeys.
An international roster of donors has dispersed billions of dollars since 2000 to address social issues targeted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Their efforts highlight four ways that big bets can achieve big social change.
An excerpt of Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How the Challenge Inequity
How a family-planning group and an environmental organization banded together to foster the health of forests, fisheries, and families at the same time.
New research shows there are clear benefits to strengthening the complex environments that enable place-based innovation.
When Betty McCay finished a 27-year prison sentence and approached the Center for Employment Opportunities for help with finding a job, the last thing she expected was to be asked for her feedback on running the program. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
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.
NGO Aktion Courage spurs students’ activist energy to promote antiracist programming across Germany.
New research explores when top-down control works best in international development work, and when organizations should let employees in the field navigate challenges by using their own judgment.
To achieve greater equity, we must yield to the decision-making authority of the communities we seek to help.