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Redesigning Higher Education Through Intentional Influence

To create system-level change, we must use influence to both work within the system and disrupt it.

By Jamie P. Merisotis | 1 | Oct. 23, 2014
 

Strategy’s Missing Link

Influence is an underutilized tool for organizations that want to achieve bold social goals.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | Oct. 22, 2014
 

Foundations

Helping Social Change Leaders Thrive

Lessons from the movement to end violence against girls and women.

By Pamela Shifman | Oct. 21, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Taking a Hard Look at University Research

Without transparency, can we expect funders to foot the whole bill?

By Anthony Cave | 1 | Oct. 20, 2014
 

Business

Corporate Venture Capital: A New Accelerant for Impact

How corporate venture capital investors can work with traditional VC investors to nurture entrepreneurs and more space for impact investment.

By Amanda Feldman & Charmian Love | Oct. 17, 2014
 

Foundations

Four Ways to Spread Ideas

Insights from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on what makes influence effective.

 

Environment

Marshaling Investors for Clean Energy

By investing in clean energy, impact investors can become a powerful force for fighting climate change.

By Alicia Seiger | 1 | Oct. 15, 2014
 

Fundraising

Building Your Individual Donor Base

A recent study reveals opportunities for small nonprofits to strengthen individual donor contributions.

By Heather Yandow | 5 | Oct. 15, 2014
 
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Foundations

Only the Humble Improve

C&A Foundation’s candid reporting paves the way for better development.

By Caroline Fiennes | 2 | Oct. 14, 2014
 

Business

Has the B Corp Movement Made a Difference?

A look at the progress of the B Corporation movement to date.

By Ryan Honeyman | 3 | Oct. 13, 2014