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




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


One for Deregulation

Why states' nonprofit regulation rules may not be just unnecessary, but also unwise.

By Maia Szalavitz | Winter 2005

Going, Going, Sold for Too Little!

Why nonprofit auctions are inefficient, and how they can raise more money.

By Aaron Dalton | Winter 2005

Untapped Donors

Volunteers and young people are among several overlooked source of funds.

By Leslie Berger | 1 | Winter 2005

So Uncivilized

Rudeness, sarcasm, and disrespect undermine employee productivity.

By Shirley Wang | Winter 2005

Donor, Heal Thyself

Donor fatigue is ultimately rooted in givers' own reluctance to invest in the future.

By Paul C. Light | Winter 2005

Logging in for the Environment

Environmental lawyers around the world join forces via E-LAW.

By Laila Weir | Winter 2005

My, What a Personality!

How nonprofits can distinguish themselves from for-profits by using their unique brand attributes.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Fall 2005

Beware the Lone Genius

Innovation depends on social networks, not solo brains.

By Jessica Ruvinsky | Fall 2005

Helping Do-Gooders Do Their Best

Getting the most out of some employees requires smart hiring, not bonuses.

By Alana Conner Snibbe | Fall 2005

Moving Beyond Reproach

Accountability proposals should focus more on ways to help nonprofits deal with actual ethical crises.

By Peter Manzo | Fall 2005