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Nonprofits

Tipping Point for A National Movement for ECE Shared Services

The Shared Services business model has something to offer small nonprofits that need to maintain their independence and community linkages.

By Jean Butzen | 2 | Oct. 7, 2010
 
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Nonprofits

Ethically Challenged?

Does the nonprofit sector represens an untapped opportunity to leverage social media for social good among young people?

By Marcia Stepanek | 3 | Oct. 5, 2010
 
SSIR blogger Jenna Nicholas has worked for the Oxford Hub, the Stanford Social Innovation Review, the Stanford Centre for Philanthropy and Civil Society, and Global Health Corps.

Health

Global Health Corps

A look a the Global Health Corps program.

By Jenna Nicholas | Oct. 4, 2010
 
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Global Issues

Upping the Ante: a Report from the Clinton Global Initiative

In its sixth year, GGI is no longer just a former President’s bid to stay relevant.

By Marcia Stepanek | Oct. 1, 2010
 
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Education

Kids Can’t Wait

Are we still committed to providing a world-class public education for all our children?

By Peter Manzo | 4 | Sep. 30, 2010
 
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

Foundations

Deviant Philanthropy

It is well worth our time to explore the potential of deviant ideas to positively impact the practices of our field.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Sep. 28, 2010
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

Collaborating To Achieve Scaled Impact

How we facilitate collaboration influences breakthroughs in innovation and scale.

By Reeta Roy | 2 | Sep. 23, 2010
 
SSIR blogger Kelly Kleiman, who blogs as The Nonprofiteer, is principal of NFP Consulting, which provides strategic planning, Board development and fundraising advice to charities and philanthropies.

Nonprofit Management

Be Careful What You Wish For

Words of advice to nonprofits transitioning leadership.

By Kelly Kleiman | 2 | Sep. 20, 2010
 

Government

Concrete Ways for the US to Move “Beyond the Line” When It Measures Poverty

What would it take to implement “next-generation” poverty measures in the United States?

By Shawn Fremstad | Sep. 17, 2010
 
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Economic Development

Digging for Ponies

Two years after the spectacular failure in the financial markets, it’s getting even more difficult to look on the bright side.

By Peter Manzo | Sep. 16, 2010