Two scholars analyze an array of current approaches to gauging whether and how news organizations make a difference in the world.
Measuring Social Impact Innovative ways to measure the impact that an organization has on society
Leaders at one nonprofit media outlet are advancing a conversation about how best to develop meaningful metrics for journalistic work. Includes magazine extras.
Three ways to make research and evaluation in international development more relevant, ethical, and applied.
The nonprofit funding process lacks transparency and fosters insecurity—and only funders can fix it.
How a “lean startup” approach can help create an effective community-based program.
Three strategies investors can use to create impactful outcomes at scale.
Building purpose-driven organizations through engaging the power of the collective.
A new framework can help nonprofits and other social sector organizations measure the participation of their supporters.
Connecting to Change the World explores common network design issues in-depth and provides advice on how to handle them.
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.
This complimentary SSIR Live! webinar will explore the declining trust in media and its effect on organizations of all kinds – from nonprofits and foundations, to technology companies and government. Participants will learn how to counteract misinformation and drive solution-building with the help of data-driven approaches and research-driven tools.Access this webinar
At most nonprofit organizations and foundations achieving breakthrough results is a team effort. Executive teams play a critical role in shaping organization-wide decisions and share responsibility for execution in order to achieve the organization’s goals. In this SSIR Live! program, our expert speakers will share practical approaches that nonprofit executive teams can implement to significantly improve their performance and effectiveness.Access this webinar
Simply putting boxes and lines down on paper doesn’t guarantee that your organization will make better decisions.
Too many people believe social value is objective, fixed, and stable, when in fact it is subjective, malleable, and variable.