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From The Field

 

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

 

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 | 1 | 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
 

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