Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change





New Frontiers of Philanthropy

New Frontiers of Philanthropy: A Guide to the New Tools and Actors Reshaping Global Philanthropy and Social Investing examines the potential impact of contemporary philanthropy in providing new, much-needed models of social and environmental problem-solving.

By Lester M. Salamon | Sep. 3, 2014

Impact Investing

The Power of Impact Investing: Putting Markets to Work for Profit and Global Good

In The Power of Impact Investing, Rockefeller Foundation's Judith Rodin and Margot Brandenburg explain impact investing and share impact investors' stories.


Path to Equality

Supplements to the article “Equal Effort.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014

Branding Change

Supplements to the article “From Petitions to Decisions.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014

Closing Call

Supplement to the article “A Good Ending.”

By SSIR Editors | Aug. 13, 2014

Nonprofit Management

Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact

To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.


Nonprofit Management

Defining Quality Collective Impact

To sustain collective impact, we must bring more rigor to the practice by drawing on lessons from a diverse array of communities to define what truly makes this work unique.


Nonprofit Management

The Role of Grantmakers in Collective Impact

Grantmakers can catalyze connections and lay the groundwork for collective impact initiatives to take shape.


Nonprofit Management

Power Dynamics in Collective Impact

Collective impact initiatives must build the power needed to accomplish their common agenda.


Nonprofit Management

Roundtable on Community Engagement and Collective Impact

The Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions gathered scholars and practitioners for a conversation about engaging the community in a collective impact initiative.