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From The Field

 

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

 
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Philanthropy

Developing a Culture of Knowledge Management

The three types of data foundations need—and how they must use them.

By Brad Smith | 1 | Mar. 11, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Building a Resilient Volunteer Organization

How one volunteer relief organization’s approach and recruitment policies has allowed it to grow and remain relevant to the populations it serves.

By Peggy Fan | 4 | Mar. 10, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Is Your Nonprofit Really Ready to Use the Lean Startup?

Four lessons from the front line.

By Ben Mangan | 3 | Mar. 5, 2014
 

Philanthropy

The Rise of Design Philanthropy

The launch of the new Autodesk Foundation marks another catalytic moment for the social sector.

By John Cary | 4 | Mar. 5, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Rethinking the E Word

Broadening the definition of evidence can lead to more confident and informed philanthropic decisions.

By Katherina Rosqueta | 2 | Feb. 28, 2014
 

Education

Educating a New Generation of Entrepreneurial Leaders

Four schools are leading the way on unleashing the potential of next-generation changemakers.

By Christopher Gergen & Lyndon Rego | 3 | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Three Lessons from 13 Years of Strategic Philanthropy

The complexity of social change is what makes strategic philanthropy valuable.

By Ivan Barkhorn | Feb. 19, 2014
 

Urban Development

Bridging the Gaps in Public Infrastructure

Communities in emerging economies must work collectively to extend public services until they can build out formal infrastructures.

 

Food

The Ethiopian Approach to Food Security

How one African country is changing how we feed the world.

By Khalid Bomba & Dan Glickman | 1 | Jan. 31, 2014
 

Technology & Design

New Ways to Evaluate Impact

Human-centered design and systems thinking can help evaluate social impact in a global context.