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




New and innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders raise money


Rolling Corporate Justice

New mechanism allows private investors to back socially responsible startups.

By Michael Fitzgerald | Winter 2003

The Power of Persuasion

Putting the science of influence to work in fundraising.

By Robert B. Cialdini | 1 | Summer 2003

Nothing Ventured, Something Gained

When Honest Tea said no to venture capitalists, it waded into uncharted territory.

By Katherine Barr | Summer 2003

Where Money Meets Mission

Breaking down the firewall between foundation investments and programming.

By Jed Emerson | Summer 2003

Is Foundation Grantmaking Biased?

Social movement and grassroots organizations left in the cold.

By Chris McGarry | Summer 2003

Love, Honor, and Don’t Bargain

When couples haggle over charity, total giving drops.

By Andrew Nelson | Summer 2003

The Incredible Shrinking Donor Base

When nonprofits join forces, individuals give less to the cause.

By Rosanne Siino | Summer 2003