The Supreme Court’s reasoning and decision in Hobby Lobby should make the foundation reflect on the relative wisdom of its initiative to blend the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.
Recommendations for foundations seeking to exit a program area or close down responsibly.
A new Packard Foundation report illustrates how funders can use evaluation as a powerful strategic intervention for large-scale policy and systems change.
Focus, flexibility, and fortitude—the three pillars of philanthropic organizations looking to create systemic change.
In joining the push for meaningful Sustainable Development Goals, foundations need to prepare for a long-term give-and-take approach.
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A seven-part framework for increasing empathy between foundations and grantees.
If the Hewlett Foundation’s Madison Initiative wants to strengthen American democracy, it needs to adopt a more multi-layered democratic theory.
More foundations are deploying a full range of financial investment vehicles to yield positive social and financial returns, and using new tools to track impact data.
To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.
Three lessons from successful advocacy projects in the Global South.