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28 Days of Black Nonprofit Leaders: Erica Hunt

In honor of Black History Month, this blog will highlight 28 black nonprofit leaders who are working to make our world a better and more hopeful place for generations to come.

By Rosetta Thurman | Feb. 3, 2010

Stop What You Are Doing Right Now and Donate to

We can’t let Idealist go down like this. We need them. And now, they need us.

By Rosetta Thurman | Feb. 1, 2010

Haiti Relief Underscores Deeper Needs

The recent Haiti earthquake and relief show that funders are not willing to make the significant investments needed to support nonprofits.

By Todd Cohen | Feb. 1, 2010

Privacy (Still) Matters

Is privacy an "old people's issue" or increasingly more about civil liberties in the 21st century?

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Jan. 29, 2010

Technology & Design

Internet Exchange Rates

New media broadened exposure, but greater passivity reduced the currency unit of each view. How do we understand those units?

By Scott E. Hartley | 1 | Jan. 29, 2010

Nonprofit Management

The Nonprofit Institutional Dilemma and More on the Future of Infrastructure Organizations

What does the future hold for nonprofit infrastructure groups?

By Rosetta Thurman | Jan. 28, 2010


The High Cost of Playing It Safe

How Healthy Families showed there's no way private philanthropy can pick up after a government retreats; what can nonprofits do to address this situation?

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Jan. 27, 2010
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

Impact Investing

How to Help Haiti

How donors can more effectively provide long-term support in rebuilding Haiti after a devastating earthquake.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Jan. 26, 2010

Online Giving

Haiti Relief Shows Digital Giving’s Potential

The massive charitable response to the devastation in Haiti should be a wake-up call for the charitable marketplace.

By Todd Cohen | 4 | Jan. 25, 2010


Five New Nonprofit Voices to Follow

Five new, young blog voices from the nonprofit sector.

By Rosetta Thurman | 2 | Jan. 25, 2010