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Nonprofits

 

Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

Shaping Global Partnerships for a Post-2015 World

The principles of collective impact offer important lessons for architects of global collaborative efforts.

 

Clear Measurement Counts

A commitment to impact evaluation is the mark of a nonprofit organization that takes its work seriously.

 

Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

One test of a nonprofit organization hinges on whether it can manage a difficult leadership transition.

 

A Better Board Will Make You Better

High-performing nonprofits benefit from having a board of directors that functions as more than a rubber stamp.

 

Fundraising Is Fundamental (If Not Always Fun)

Overcoming a reluctance to ask people for money is a crucial step that every nonprofit leader must make.

 
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Scaling Up Excellence: Getting to More without Settling for Less

Scaling Up Excellence uses stories of struggle and success from various organizations to explore the idea of scaling.

 

Transformative Scale: The Future of Growing What Works

Nine strategies to deliver impact at a scale that truly meets needs.

 
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Programs Aren’t Everything

The evaluation of nonprofit outcomes shouldn't focus exclusively on programmatic activity. Here's a look at what it means to take frontline work seriously.

 
Nonprofit_Mergers

Why Nonprofit Mergers Continue to Lag

The three hurdles that nonprofit managers must overcome to create successful mergers. Includes magazine extras.

 

Creating Successful Nonprofit Mergers

Supplements to the article “Why Nonprofit Mergers Continue to Lag.”

By SSIR Editors