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


Nonprofit Management


Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization


The Brand IDEA

The Brand IDEA: Managing Nonprofit Brands with Integrity, Democracy, and Affinity offers a framework for nonprofits looking to more effectively mange their brands to further their missions.


When Leaders Leave

When Leaders Leave presents preparation strategies for the inevitable leadership changes faced by every organization.


The Science of Donor Connection

A state-of-the-art database gives nonprofit leaders a tool for building relationships with potential funders.


Under One Roof

By bringing people together and by pooling resources, the Housing Partnership network expands the range of affordable places to live.


A Field of Its Own

After many years of operating on others' academic turf, nonprofit studies is ready to claim new ground.


The Secret of Scale

How powerful civic organizations like the NRA and AARP build membership, make money, and sway public policy.


When Good Is Not Good Enough

The sector needs to shift its attention from modest goals that provide short-term relief to bold goals that provide long-term solutions.


Bold Steps in Boise

The Trey McIntyre Project, an Idaho-based dance troupe, is choreographing a novel way to manage a leading-edge arts organization.


Innovate and Scale: A Tough Balancing Act

Organizations need the ability to both scale up successful innovations and create new ones, even those that challenge the status quo.


Embracing the Paradoxes of Innovation

Innovation is necessary to further social progress, and yet the challenges and paradoxes inherent in the endeavor cannot be avoided.