Three principles for solving complex, systemic problems like improving community health.
Nonprofit Management Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization
As the momentum of impact investing builds, the lack of proper taxonomy poses a significant risk to the movement, especially given recent growth.
Why a recent exposé on Red Cross failures in Haiti highlights unrealistic expectations for social sector organizations.
Four practices that can help people establish common intent; sense emerging needs and solutions; and collectively prototype, create, and evolve innovative health models and relationships.
Creative solutions to common learning challenges that social innovators face.
Eight tools for building inclusive, community programs to address health and other social issues.
Local US collaboratives are adapting and evolving for long-term success.
Solving major social problems is now possible, but not unless the organizations that have been most responsible for making a difference change significantly.
More than ever we are seeing a blurring of the lines between the nonprofit and for-profit sectors—but that is not always a good thing. An introduction to the summer 2015 issue.
In this SSIR Live! program, leaders from three different organizations will describe the tangible lessons learned, challenges faced, and paths forward in their attempts to break down structural and systemic inequities while changing systems.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
One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering, where corporate employees use their business skills to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem. Skills-based volunteering leads to increased employee engagement for businesses and successful capacity building for nonprofits, among other benefits. In this SSIR Live! program, our expert panelists will walk through these concepts and provide you with the framework you need to knit skills-based volunteering into your everyday practice – whether you’re a large company or an entrepreneurial nonprofit.Access this webinar
In this complimentary SSIR Live! program—part of our online series “The Power of Feedback” — Kathy Reich, director of the Ford Foundation’s BUILD initiative, will explore how organizations can accomplish more when they listen to and act upon input from the people they serve. Reich, with Dr. Susannah L. Rose, scientific director of research in the Office of Patient Experience at Cleveland Clinic Health Systems, Christopher Watler, executive director of Center for Employment Opportunities New York, and Phil Buchanan, president of the Center for Effective Philanthropy, will share their experiences and insights on how gathering feedback is the right, smart, and feasible thing to do to help organizations improve.Access this webinar
Will the Open Philanthropy Project’s experiment in effective altruism validate the cause or demonstrate its hubris?