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




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


Zeroing in on Impact

In an era of declining resources, nonprofits need to clarify their intended impact.

By Susan Colby, Nan Stone, & Paul Carttar | 1 | Fall 2004

The Sound of No Music

Like many nonprofits, the Oakland Symphony failed to understand the distinction between mission and strategy.

By James A. Phills, Jr. | Fall 2004

No Strings Attached

Nonprofits not muzzled by government money.

By Rosanne Siino | Fall 2004

When the Boss Bails

Surviving -- and even thriving -- after a change in leadership.

By Tom Adams | Fall 2004

15 Minutes with Cheryl Phillips

Interview with Seattle Times journalist Cheryl Phillips.

By SSIR editor | Fall 2004

Remembering the Little Guy

IRS data may be less faulty than feared.

By Andrew Nelson | Summer 2004

A Fair Wage

Nonprofit workers earn the same as their for-profit counterparts.

By J. Magee | Summer 2004

The Profitable Nonprofits

Almost half of revenue-seeking organizations are in the black.

By Miguel Unzueta | Summer 2004

Making Change

Why does the social sector need social movements?

By Mayer N. Zald | Summer 2004

Common Bonds

Two Chicago nonprofit job training programs find strength and stability in a merger.

By Donald Haider | Fall 2004