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From The Field

 

On-the-ground reports from social enterprises and other projects around the world

 

Foundations

Four Ways to Spread Ideas

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

 

Foundations

Leverage: Just Another Fancy Word?

If foundations are serious about leveraging resources for the greatest good, they need to hone every dimension of their own management.

By Michael Feigelson | Oct. 10, 2014
 

From The Field

Social Entrepreneurs: Say Yes

What we can learn from the exceptional life of the late Priya Haji.

By Jennifer Walske & Laura Tyson | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Lois Loofbourrow

The founder of education nonprofit Breakthrough Collaborative shares her scaling wisdom.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Bob Giannino

The founder of uAspire shares lessons on successfully scaling a nonprofit.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Making “What Works” Work for More People

Two nonprofit leaders share lessons on scale from the front lines.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 
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Human Rights

A New Approach to Fighting Modern Slavery

A new effort to eradicate slavery is showing success—and may provide a model for other complex human rights and social justice issues.

By Nick Grono | 2 | Sep. 30, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is vital to fostering a vibrant community, but how do we deliberately inspire and support a culture of giving?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | 5 | Sep. 19, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Tackling a Looming Fiscal Cliff Head-On

Six lessons from the field.

By Lynsey Wood Jeffries | 4 | Sep. 10, 2014
 

Urban Development

A Working Model for Slum Rehabilitation

How innovative regulation is enabling private capital to deliver social impact and realize attractive returns in Mumbai.