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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Government

Social Innovation: A Bi-Partisan Bright Spot

The White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation enjoys broad, bi-partisan support; in the wake of midterm elections, its work is more important than ever.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | Nov. 14, 2014
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Inner Journey of the Changemaker

How we manage ourselves and empathize with others are as important as professional management skills in creating social impact.

By Geraldine Hepp & Roshan Paul | 3 | Nov. 14, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

A new cross-sector study examines whether impact investing can make a difference to global conservation efforts.

 

Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Government

Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact

Governments around the world are beginning to embrace outcomes-based funding as a way to increase their impact.

By Sonal Shah | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Economic Development

Preserving the American Dream

Cultivating successful cities with talent, opportunity, and engagement.

By Carol Coletta | Nov. 11, 2014
 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Four Social-Change Results That Innovation Labs Deliver

Social innovation labs are gaining ground and finding effective solutions to global challenges quickly and inclusively.

By Amira Bliss & Nidhi Sahni | 9 | Nov. 10, 2014
 

Foundations

Building Our Collaborative Muscles

Four ways funder-grantee networks can work together better and increase their impact.

 

Nonprofit Management

The Rise of a Fourth Sector Skills Set

Tomorrow’s leaders are already developing a new problem-solving mindset—good thing, because they need to.

By Gib Bulloch | 4 | Nov. 6, 2014