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The latest stories on social innovation, published each weekday

 

Fundraising

Why Fundraising in Rounds Works

Setting specific periods for reaching out to donors can help nonprofits stay focused on their goals and balance fundraising efforts with the work of the organization.

By Chase Adam | 10 | Jul. 9, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

The Digital Future of Corporate Responsibility

How the Internet of Everything can help solve four fundamental corporate responsibility challenges.

By Alexa Roscoe | 3 | Jul. 8, 2015
 

Health

Creating Health in the 21st Century

Five principles to guide how communities can develop new pathways to health, plus concrete steps toward contributing to a culture that values connections and relationships as much as treatments and health campaigns.

 

Education

Schools Aren’t Just Buildings

Innovation education is critical in East Africa and beyond.

By Mary Tangelder & Roshan Paul | 3 | Jul. 6, 2015
 

Civil Society

Communities Can Set the Course for Lasting Change

Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.

By Ann Austin | 2 | Jul. 3, 2015
 

Health

Time to Return to the Whole

Only by finding a new narrative that embraces the whole, rather than the parts, can we build the health-creating systems we need.

By Jamie Harvie | 1 | Jul. 2, 2015
 

Civil Society

Reconnecting Youth in America’s Cities

A new report examines the relationship between place and race, and disconnected youth in the United States.

 

Nonprofit Management

Using Brands for Impact

Social sector brands are more than logos on annual reports; they are tools to drive impact.

By Grant Tudor | 3 | Jul. 1, 2015
 
SSIR blogger Randall Kempner is executive director of the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs (ANDE), a global network of organizations that propel social entrepreneurship in emerging markets.

Business

Supporting Small Businesses for Big Change

Can donors do more to leverage small business as an effective means of delivering development services?

By Randall Kempner & Kate McElligott | 6 | Jun. 30, 2015
 

Foundations

Making the Money Work

How funders can best support place-based initiatives.

By Anthony B. Iton | Jun. 30, 2015