Scaling Innovative ways nonprofits can increase their reach and social impact


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By Sarah Murray

ChildObesity180 is combating the nation’s child obesity epidemic by incubating and promoting the best ideas.

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Rethinking Innovation and Scale


SSIR academic editor Johanna Mair talks with Roy Steiner of Omidyar Network, Renee Kaplan of the Skoll Foundation, Jim Bildner of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, and Christian Seelos, coauthor with Mair of the new book Innovation and Scaling for Impact.

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How Nonprofits Get Really Big

By William Foster & Gail Fine 19

Since 1970, more than 200,000 nonprofits have opened in the U.S., but only 144 have reached $50 million in annual revenue. They got big by doing two things: They raised the bulk of their money from a single type of funder. And just as importantly, these nonprofits created professional organizations that were tailored to the needs of their primary funding sources.

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Finding Your Funding Model

By Peter Kim, Gail Perreault, & William Foster 11

Four guidelines provide a road map for leaders to identify and develop the right funding model for their organization.