Nonprofits & NGOs Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations work more effectively
When nonprofits dole out grant money to peers, the result is a transformative experience that fosters innovation, collaboration, and learning.
Community foundations should reaffirm their unique role in the philanthropic landscape and focus on the needs of their geographic community.
One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering—in which a team of corporate employees works for an extended period of time to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem.
The funding ecosystem has a greater role to play in the survival of nonprofits than their internal structure.
It’s time for nonprofits to recognize that diverse groups are more innovative and better performing, and to apply that insight to their organizations’ governing bodies.
How the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Association evolved from a small local charity into a global NGO.
Communities and the social sector both stand to gain when nonprofits acquire existing for-profits.
Many see distributed, directed-network campaigning as the unique domain of small advocacy groups, but the approach has generated impressive results for established organizations as well.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
Social sector organizations need a “healthy diet” of funding to achieve maximum impact, a concept neatly captured by the Grantmaking Pyramid now used by the Ford Foundation.
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.