A growing number of foundations are reintroducing risk-taking into their processes and portfolios as one way to create breakthrough change.
New and in-depth explorations of solutions to social, environmental, or organizational problems
In bringing health care to the developing world, innovators can benefit from lessons others learned the hard way. Includes magazine extras.
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.
The three hurdles that nonprofit managers must overcome to create successful mergers. Includes magazine extras.
The buy-one give-one model popularized by TOMS shoes is growing in popularity and in its social impact.
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The successful 15-year campaign to eliminate mercury-based medical devices provides lessons for others creating large-scale social change.
In 2011, a rift opened within the fair trade movement. What are the tensions that drove otherwise like-minded activists to form rival camps.
Through "inscaping," people in a social purpose organization can excel at developing new ideas and practices. Includes special online extras.
How powerful civic organizations like the NRA and AARP build membership, make money, and sway public policy.
The sector needs to shift its attention from modest goals that provide short-term relief to bold goals that provide long-term solutions.