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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday


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

Twitter Diplomacy

Marcia Stepanek reports back on the Alliance for Youth Movements conference and the power of social media in modern politics.

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Nov. 19, 2009

Nonprofit Management

Does Generation Y Discriminate Against Baby Boomers? Or Is It the Other Way Around?

Addressing inter-generational tensions in the nonprofit work sphere.

By Rosetta Thurman | 5 | Nov. 19, 2009

Real Stories Critical for Giving

A powerful tool to engage givers is storytelling – telling stories about people, the problems they face, and the role philanthropy can play in addressing the symptoms and causes of those problems.

By Todd Cohen | 1 | Nov. 18, 2009

Nonprofit Management

Open Organizations and Thoughts on Transparency

What role does transparency play in philanthropy?

By Lucy Bernholz | Nov. 18, 2009


Federal Bailout Spending Creates Public/Private Collaboration Opportunities

The Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning is an example of government collaboration.

By Jean Butzen | Nov. 17, 2009