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Philanthropy & Funding New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money, and to help funders and donors give more effectively
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.”
New organizations often bring new tactics to old problems, but they need funding and support to move from idea to systemic change.
Private sector development grants can help reach people in communities where many investors won’t go.
A new effort called Co-Impact is bringing together donors from around the world to better identify, align, and support opportunities for systems-level change.
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.
Small data can transform opportunities and quality of life for underserved communities, and help address the biases of big data.
Philanthropy has a vital role to play in building a culture of “civic science,” in which scientists take active roles as citizens and citizens engage with scientific research.
To tap the full potential of a systems change approach, we should not limit our thinking to large, transformational changes. We should also include smaller, more targeted changes.
Researchers examine the rise of hybrid organizations that combine aspects of nonprofits and for-profits and the challenges hybrids face.