Philanthropy & Funding New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money, and to help funders and donors give more effectively
Three considerations for nonprofits looking to work together to raise funds.
It’s worth remembering that communities have the power to take away philanthropy’s social license to operate.
When should funders commit to making multi-million dollar grants, and when should they take a more gradual, steady approach?
Risk speaks to our core human emotions of fear, hope, skepticism, and confidence.
How to start developing the policies and practices you need to manage risk.
How nonprofits and their funders can turn unexpected roadblocks into opportunities.
Funders need to view risk as a means for continuous learning.
To promote innovation, support risk. To promote risk, first build trust.
How to understand and manage the legal risks associated with a foundation’s programmatic work.
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.
Researchers examine the rise of hybrid organizations that combine aspects of nonprofits and for-profits and the challenges hybrids face.
The world is rich in problems but poor in clear methods to address them. This article offers ten underutilized ways to place a big bet on social change.
A growing number of philanthropists and nonprofits are embracing the principles of systems change as an effective way to solve the world’s biggest problems.