Philanthropy & Funding New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money, and to help funders and donors give more effectively
Modified from an excerpt of Philanthropy in Democratic Societies: History, Institutions, Values, edited by Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz.
To realize their potential, crowdfunding efforts need to engage traditionally excluded communities by emphasizing more than one bottom line.
Funders can support positive change by backing proven, replicable interventions and new measurement tools that help draw the connection between services offered and results achieved.
Some of philanthropy’s core practices may unwittingly be leading funders to perpetuate the inequities they’re trying to eliminate.
The time is right for funders to reconsider how they can make the most of the dollars they invest in grantee leadership development, but they must start by better understanding the leadership challenges nonprofits face.
Faced with a potentially dramatic shift in federal policy, how can policymakers, civic tech leaders, philanthropists, and social innovators reshape their approach to innovation, technology, and data so that the US government is more responsive and connected to the people?
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.