Three unique roles social entrepreneurs can play in driving community action and civic change.
Across the world, businesses are making money by restoring forests and farmland.
New recommendations for the very small businesses that help communities prosper.
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.
How collaboration between nonprofit evaluators and organizational consultants can increase efficiency and lead to deeper results.
Great ideas for social impact are dying on the vine because organizations lack the tools they need to grow. With the right strategies in place, any nonprofit can lay the foundation for success.
The real promise of pay-for-success lies in changing how government funds social services.
Our ongoing obsession with the myth of meritocracy is now spreading to education systems in developing economies with pernicious effects.
This complimentary SSIR Live! webinar will help nonprofits and funders identify and pursue new approaches for growing their impact. The session will provide examples of civic tech organizations that faced seemingly overwhelming challenges but successfully scaled, and will share how they did so.Access this webinar
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
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.