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Nonprofit Management

 

Innovative ideas to help nonprofit leaders better manage their organization

 
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Learning in Action: Evaluating Collective Impact

Successful collective impact initiatives embed evaluation in their DNA and use it to make better decisions about the future.

 

Achieving Collective Impact for Opportunity Youth

Emerging lessons on using data and resources to improve the prospects of young people.

 
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Making Public Policy Collective Impact Friendly

Government policies too often impede, rather than enhance, collaborative efforts.

 
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The Stories That NGOs Tell

Traditional aid organizations and newer, more volunteer-driven groups view their work in notably different ways.

 

Strategic Philanthropy for a Complex World

Foundations need to adopt a more emergent approach to strategic philanthropy.

 

Planning Meets Strategy

The work of transforming an organization starts with a readiness to question its scale, its scope, and even its core identity.

 

Lost in Translation

It’s time for people in the nonprofit community to reclaim the language of nonprofit evaluation.

 
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Franchising a “Fireball”

Aflatoun, a global social and financial education program, is relying on partnerships rather than centralized control to scale up.

 

Clear Measurement Counts

A commitment to impact evaluation is the mark of a nonprofit organization that takes its work seriously.

By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | 3 | Mar. 20, 2014
 

Nothing Succeeds Like Succession

One test of a nonprofit organization hinges on whether it can manage a difficult leadership transition.

By Kim Jonker & William F. Meehan III | 1 | Mar. 12, 2014