Nonprofits & NGOs Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations work more effectively
By pooling money, individuals who may otherwise feel powerless are attempting to address imbalances of wealth and influence in the social sector.
At SSIR's 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
Simple changes in mindset and behavior can break the cycle of strain and mistrust in grantor-grantee relationships.
As technology morphs businesses, markets, and economies, we must reimagine how we educate future managers—the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals provide a North Star.
An international roster of donors has dispersed billions of dollars since 2000 to address social issues targeted by the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Their efforts highlight four ways that big bets can achieve big social change.
An excerpt of Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How the Challenge Inequity
American civil society has a history of and reputation for political independence—and alongside it, accountability, transparency, and governance. But these unique qualities are at risk.
Personal experience is central to the education and development of managers.
How philanthropy can help people navigate the future of work.
Organizations are increasingly turning to system change to tackle big social problems. But systems are complex, and mastering the process requires observation, patience, and reflection. To begin, here are two
approaches to pursuing system change.
Civil society can act directly to solve critical problems, but its indirect effect might be just as important: allowing individuals to participate, collaborate, and—in the process—develop into citizens capable of upholding democracy.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
Everyone in the public and nonprofit sectors has a role to play in fostering volunteerism, and engagement can pay dividends for all.