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


Nonprofit Management


Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization


From Innovation to Results

The director of the Social Innovation Fund explains how the fund balances innovation and support for proven programs.

By Grantmakers for Effective Organizations | Spring 2014

Perspectives on the Social Innovation Fund

The president and CEO of REDF elaborates on her organization's experience serving as a Social Innovation Fund intermediary.

By Grantmakers for Effective Organizations | Spring 2014

Partners in Impact

The president of Communities In Schools writes about the role funders played in helping his organization scale up.


We Need More Scale, Not More Innovation

The president and CEO of The California Endowment discusses the importance of engaging in advocacy and community organizing.


More Resources, More Co-Investors, More Impact

The president and CEO of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation elaborates on the vital role growth capital aggregation plays.


In Collaboration, Actions Speak Louder than Words

The author of Cracking the Network Code discusses the important role of networks in scaling up solutions.


Leveraging a Movement Moment

The VP of programs at GEO writes about the opportunities for grantmakers in supporting social movements.


Leading Indicators

Team dynamics strongly affect the level of commitment shown by volunteer leaders of nonprofit associations.


The Long Race

The art of expanding an organization is less about aiming high than about "grinding it out."

Reviewed By Sam Goldman | Spring 2014

Fundamentals, Not Fads

The experience of prize-winning social sector leaders highlights the enduring lessons of nonprofit management. Part one of a six-part series.