The for-profit LLC is poised to become the preferred vehicle for the nation’s elite philanthropists. Will the public gain from added investment in social good, or lose from ceding even more power to the wealthy?
Features New and in-depth explorations of solutions to social, environmental, or organizational problems
Nonprofits must make careful choices about their digital infrastructure to ensure that it aligns with their mission.
Nonprofits benefit when they carefully plan an extended role for founders who step down.
Corporations are ushering in a new age of sustainability by actively transforming the market to make it more sustainable.
To create systems of societal change, we need to become clearer about the archetypes of societal change strategies, their strengths and weaknesses, and their interactions.
Philanthropy has a vital role to play in building a culture of “civic science,” in which scientists take active roles as citizens and citizens engage with scientific research.
To prevent drastic climate change, philanthropists must invest more in nascent solutions ignored by traditional capital markets.
Universities should redesign their core functions while also courting emerging and underserved markets.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.