To reach base-of-the-pyramid markets, entrepreneurs need to align their business models with customers’ lives.
One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.
A highly focused effort in Kenya to treat worm infections in children delivers lessons on how to expand a proven program.
A program at Credit Suisse helps high-level employees—and valued clients—to master the art of nonprofit board service.
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To help low-income residents, urban communities need to build up their capacity for using investment capital effectively.
In measured but far-reaching ways, a state-controlled economy is opening a space for socially responsible enterprise.
To be effective, the work of philanthropy should be not just innovative but also cumulative.
Leaders at the Atlantic Philanthropies are modeling best practices for winding down a large, high-profile foundation. Includes magazine extras.
Recent discoveries in brain science shed light on what holds the poor back—and on how to help them get ahead.