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

 

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.

 

Funding the Sun

Village Power Finance gives members of nonprofit associations a novel way to pay for solar conversion projects.

 

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
 

Shaping Global Partnerships for a Post-2015 World

The principles of collective impact offer important lessons for architects of global collaborative efforts.

 

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.

 

Advocacy Isn’t “Soft”

Evaluating efforts to promote shifts in policy requires methods that are at once rigorous and flexible.