Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.
From The Field On-the-ground reports from social enterprises and other projects around the world
Can donors do more to leverage small business as an effective means of delivering development services?
How funders can best support place-based initiatives.
A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.
Today’s 60 million displaced people have a basic need beyond food, water, and shelter: legal representation.
These groups' perspectives are closer than most think—and it’s good news for philanthropy.
Why we must leverage hands-on experience and service learning to encourage the next generation of social innovators.
How a “lean startup” approach can help create an effective community-based program.
Local US collaboratives are adapting and evolving for long-term success.
A “whole health” approach to improving access to food and food education.
Clarifying four core features that hub organizations are widely assumed to share can help us grasp their limits and possibilities as innovation intermediaries.
A new framework emerges for social innovation education.
Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on what makes influence effective.
The public debate around climate change is no longer about science—it’s about values, culture, and ideology.
To enable significant impact, organizations should ask three key questions and decide if formal planning and evaluation are the right approaches to finding the answers.