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Technology & Design

Digital Job Creation For Youth

We need new ideas and models in digital work that can be scaled to meet global outsourcing demands.

By Reeta Roy | Aug. 26, 2010
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H.R. 5533: How the Nonprofit Sector Can Rally for a Seat at the Table

Let’s put down our gloves, refocus our attention, and realize that we all have a chance to positively change the current relationship between government and the nonprofit sector.

By John Brothers | Aug. 25, 2010


The Charitable Giving Market is Efficient After All

Donors are getting exactly what they want from their charitable giving—the market is efficient, even highly so.

By Timothy Ogden | 10 | Aug. 24, 2010


Shared Services Alliances: Part 3

Early Learning Ventures Alliances is a community-based partnership model allows small early care providers to share costs and deliver services efficiently.

By Jean Butzen | Aug. 19, 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.


Are You a Tax-exempt Charity? Sure About That?

A look at re-evaluated nonprofit tax legislation in Illinois.

By Kelly Kleiman | Aug. 18, 2010
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy


VolunteerMatch Launches Cool Annual Report

Results need the same level of communication attention that fundraising does.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Aug. 17, 2010


Community Building in a Big Backyard

We should strive to create a thriving community both online and offline.

By Amy Sample Ward | Aug. 13, 2010

Global Issues

Youth Ideas: A Rich Resource

The energy, imagination and participation of youth is critical to overcoming global challenges.

By Reeta Roy | 2 | Aug. 12, 2010


Suing for the Cure?

Is it ethical for a nonprofit to sue another nonprofit over a branding issue?

By Loreal Lynch | 10 | Aug. 11, 2010


Unhappy at Your Nonprofit Job? Maybe It’s Not Them, It’s You

Three ways to improve your job satisfaction without leaving your organization.

By Rosetta Thurman | 2 | Aug. 10, 2010