A few years ago, the Salesforce.com Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.
After a period of crisis and transition, Impact Hub has emerged as an organization that is partly a movement, partly a business, and partly a network.
One Laptop per Child Australia has developed a visionary program to bring digital technology to children in remote areas.
Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, is leading a movement of US home care workers.
There was a time when the all the senior staff of international NGOs working in developing countries came from North America and Europe. That is changing.
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In just two years, the Encore Fellowships Network used a network-scaling model to grow from a single pilot program to 200 organizations operating nationwide.
DKT International, founded by one of the largest erotica distributors in the United States, provides contraceptives to approximately 50 million people a year in the developing world.
The Barr Fellows Network is changing the way work gets done in Boston’s large and entrenched social sector.
The UK microcredit business Fair Finance is paving the road for the growth of microfinance in the developed world.
In 2008, a group of Chicago’s social service agencies formed the Back Office Cooperative, which has produced impressive financial savings. Yet greater efficiency has had a cultural cost.