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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
 
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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
 

Nonprofits

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
 
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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
 
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Nonprofits

Five New Nonprofit Voices to Follow

Five new, young blog voices from the nonprofit sector.

By Rosetta Thurman | 2 | Jan. 25, 2010
 

Philanthropy

Don’t Give Money to Haiti Now

Instead of sending the money all at once, donors should create a plan to stagger and guarantee funding for years to come.

By Perla Ni | 36 | Jan. 18, 2010
 

Measuring Social Impact

We’re Lost But Making Good Time

How can we make sure nonprofits are accountable for real outcomes?

By Mario Morino | 3 | Jan. 18, 2010
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Three Social Entrepreneurs Sell Shares in Selves to Scale

Three young social entrepreneurs offer future income in exchange for support to scale.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Jan. 14, 2010