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From The Field

 

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

 

Economic Development

Teaching Marketplace Literacy with the Help of 3D Printing

A program developed in India to provide marketplace literacy aims for impact in Illinois

 

Foundations

What Is a Leadership Funder?

Foundations have supported leadership development for decades, but a shift in mindset and approach—if sustained and expanded—could lead to even greater impact.

By James E. Canales | 4 | Dec. 10, 2014
 

Foundations

Supporting Nonprofit Leadership: A Pre-Flight Briefing

Three tips to help foundations supporting leadership development prepare for a successful journey.

By Daniel Lee | 4 | Dec. 3, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Jobs for Disconnected Youth and Talent for Suppliers

Insights from an innovation lab dedicated to bridging the talent divide.

By Jeffery Wallace | 8 | Dec. 2, 2014
 

Health

The Mantra of Delivery

Four lessons for scaling social impact that arose from curing children’s diarrhea in Bangladesh in the 1980s.

By Mushtaque Chowdhury | 2 | Nov. 26, 2014
 

Technology & Design

Innovating Practice in a Culture of Expertise

A phased approach to innovation can help expert-oriented organizations embrace experimentation and learning.

By Aleem Walji | 2 | Nov. 18, 2014
 

Foundations

Intentional Influence in Action

A look at how influence can mobilize communities in the face of crisis.

By Kathryn E. Merchant | Oct. 30, 2014
 

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 | 1 | 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