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

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Nonprofits

 

Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

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.

 

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.

 
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Connecting to Change the World: Harnessing the Power of Networks for Social Impact

Connecting to Change the World explores common network design issues in-depth and provides advice on how to handle them.

 
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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.