Charitable donors should think of themselves as "investors" – and should expect returns, just like a stock market investor would.
A theater ensemble transforms into a company with a bottom line.
Gifts are not an incentive for donors to give, they're an excuse.
New mechanism allows private investors to back socially responsible startups.
Putting the science of influence to work in fundraising.
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When Honest Tea said no to venture capitalists, it waded into uncharted territory.
Breaking down the firewall between foundation investments and programming.
Social movement and grassroots organizations left in the cold.
When couples haggle over charity, total giving drops.
When nonprofits join forces, individuals give less to the cause.