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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 

Planned Performance

Here's how the International Planned Parenthood Federation is working to build a new global performance culture. Includes magazine extras.

 

Performance Plan

Supplements to the article “Planned Performance.”

By SSIR Editors | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Design or Disrupt?

The Mayo Clinic achieves patient care improvements through innovation that is incremental rather than disruptive.

 

Growth Stage

A novel artistic strategy and a novel ticket-pricing model distinguish Signature Theatre from its counterparts on and off Broadway.

 
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Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact

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

 

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.

 
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The Role of Grantmakers in Collective Impact

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

 
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Power Dynamics in Collective Impact

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

 

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.

 
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Aligning Collective Impact Initiatives

Communities can suffer from too many initiatives, creating overlap, inefficiency, and frustration.