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Government

 

Innovative public sector policies and programs

 

Government

The State of America’s Well-being

A valuable measurement tool sheds light on investments that will save taxpayers money and reduce US debt, while ensuring American competitiveness in a global economy.

 

Government

Sequestering the Sector

With the threat of a sequester looming, the charitable sector risks being boxed in.

By Melissa A. Berman | 5 | Feb. 28, 2013
 

Foundations

Democracy and Philanthropy

How private giving can contribute to the needs of American democracy.

 
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Environment

Why International Climate Negotiations Must End

The poisonous atmosphere of climate negotiations has resulted in paralysis; we must now focus on creating dialog and cooperation.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 2 | Feb. 14, 2013
 
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Government

Building a Social Investment Market by Design

The work of the Social Innovation Fund should provide inspiration to governments looking to drive social investment at home.

By Jenny North | 4 | Feb. 7, 2013
 
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Government

Liberating 990 Data

Sharing nonprofits’ Form 990 tax data in a comprehensive and easy-to-access manner may open the door to more collaboration and innovation within the sector.

By Beth Simone Noveck | 7 | Feb. 4, 2013
 
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Environment

Climate Strategies for Obama’s Second Term

Politics is the art of the possible.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 1 | Jan. 23, 2013
 

Urban Development

Advancing on Collective Impact Thought in Newark

Community-led dialogue is critical to sustainable collaborative approaches.

By John Brothers & Laurel Dumont | 1 | Jan. 16, 2013
 
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Foundations

What Price Democracy?

A slippery slope: from good-willed private philanthropy in support of public goals to a system in which private goals predominate.

By Kelly Kleiman | 1 | Dec. 20, 2012
 

Economic Development

Designing a Social Impact Bond in the Tropics

Five early lessons on implementing SIBs in developing countries.