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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday


Technology & Design

Redefining Marketing and Media

Changes in social media and how it alters marketing and fundraising:

By Bea Pang | Jan. 13, 2010


Social Media Fundraising: Power of Individuals

Organizations should recognize the need for being “real” online and can honor that by being proactive in online relationships.

By Amy Sample Ward | Jan. 6, 2010
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy


The Social Impact Exchange

The Social Impact Exchange is a new effort designed as a focal point for studying and implementing expansions of social purpose organizations.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Dec. 30, 2009


An Example of Strategic Mergers in the Nonprofit Sector: Arizona Children’s Association

An interview with the CEO of Arizona Children's Association on the organization's merger strategy.

By Jean Butzen | Dec. 12, 2009

Technology & Design

‘Tis the Season to Be Online

Web tools are available to empower those firms creative enough to use them collaboratively.

By Scott E. Hartley | Dec. 10, 2009

Nonprofit Management

Charities Missing Out on Digital Giving

Charities and nonprofits should develop digital strategies and plug in.

By Todd Cohen | Dec. 8, 2009

Nonprofit Management

Nonprofit Innovation Depends on Leadership

Project Hope represents a new business model in the nonprofit sector.

By Todd Cohen | Dec. 5, 2009


Five Tips for Choosing A Nonprofit

Five tips for choosing a nonprofit.

By Perla Ni | Dec. 3, 2009

Big Picture

Why Gratitude Is Good for You

Are you living with gratitude?

By Rosetta Thurman | 3 | Nov. 26, 2009


Working at a Nonprofit Does Not Equal Social Change

Just because you work at a place the IRS has deemed tax-exempt does not mean you're effecting social change.

By Rosetta Thurman | 3 | Nov. 20, 2009