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Philanthropy Innovative ideas for donors, foundation leaders, and philanthropists
In adopting data-driven practices, leaders must design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.
Delivering nutritious school lunch fare on a large scale is the social mission—and the business model—of Revolution Foods.
Three ways corporations can more effectively partner with nonprofits.
By applying behavioral economics theory to philanthropy, we can better manage grantmaker tendencies toward loss and risk aversion, and the effects of other decision-making patterns.
A look at how a number of Social Innovation Fund subgrantees are successfully developing program strategies for greater growth and impact.
Three ways to make research and evaluation in international development more relevant, ethical, and applied.
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.
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.
“Selling Social Change” will discuss the steps that organizations can take to stimulate beneficiary participation. Presenters will share examples of strategies that have and have not worked and discuss practices effective in the for profit sector that could be adapted in the nonprofit sector.Access this webinar
The superficially enticing “logic” of effective altruism ultimately leads to a moralistic, hyper-rationalistic, top-down approach to philanthropy that can kill the very altruistic spirit it claims to foster.
Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.
We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.