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.
A novel impact investment model can help social enterprises and foundations generate a high social return on investment.
A framework to guide nonprofits in effectively assessing risk and opportunity in Pay for Success contracts.
A seven-part framework for increasing empathy between foundations and grantees.
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The power of anticipating the good, the bad, and the unexpected.
To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.
The newly passed Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act illustrates how organizations can find space to debate and successfully create cross-sector and bipartisan solutions.
Three lessons from successful advocacy projects in the Global South.
Any approach to measuring social impact that doesn’t include a transfer of power to stakeholders is just marketing.