Philanthropy & Funding New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money, and to help funders and donors give more effectively
The former USAID administrator, and president of one of the United States’ largest foundations, reflects on the role of philanthropy in times of austerity and the greatest challenges Rockefeller is undertaking both domestically and abroad.
Why global philanthropists can no longer afford to overlook the importance of supporting government capacity in developing countries—and what they can do about it.
Commercial national charities in the United States are warehousing billions of dollars that should be going to mission-driven nonprofits.
Five rules of the road from a seed-stage investor in financial technology for the underserved.
Emerging organizations, even if they’re new and small, can help catalyze change in social services.
Five relationship imbalances that cause tension and reduce social impact—and how to address them.
To build stronger relationships with development staff, nonprofit leaders must understand the work and set feasible fundraising goals.
Brian Barnes and Dorian Burton, co-founders of TandemEd, discuss why philanthropy needs a new framework that grounds giving in “justice” rather than “charity.”
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.
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.
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.