A Cambodian restaurant trains former street youth for jobs in the hospitality industry.
Nonprofits and socially responsible businesses can claim one distinct advantage to other sectors: the trust of the general public.
Global health is one of the last frontiers for technical innovation. Companies can have an incredible impact by lending technical know-how to solve intricate global health challenges.
We need to put secondary education on the global policy agenda. We also must create pathways to quality and relevant secondary education in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The 10 phrases I have chosen to show the steady rise in market-based solutions for social problem solving, technology’s infiltration of all things fund raising, and a shift in attention from local to global.
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Rather than focus in (anymore than the buzzwords list already does) on the top 10 of the year gone by, let’s think about the factors that will shape philanthropy for the decade ahead.
A new study reports that nonprofit agencies that choose to support themselves with for-profit businesses end up serving their clients less and worse.
Archaic ideas and the fundamental restructuring taking place in our economy, makes business as usual unacceptable.
Instead of the profit/nonprofit distinction, individuals should ask themselves: Who is the target beneficiary and what are the best products/services that can be provided?
We must not allow skin-deep, compliance-driven transparency to become an acceptable substitute for values-driven, culturally ingrained efforts.