The discretionary spending bucket is the easiest place for conservatives and liberals to find a palliative for the nation's maxed-out deficit headache.
Last year I had the opportunity of working with an NGO effort in Trinidad and Tobago to launch an organization that would build the capacity of NGOs.
The anti-immigrant trend line is deeply damaging to social innovation, social justice, and civil society.
A cross sector-partnership between IBM and the Cross River government is saving lives of mothers and children across Nigeria.
Governor Walker's ideology requires that people who need assistance seek private charity and that private charity be deprived of the means of assisting them.
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What needs to be under public scrutiny is the entire range of unfettered discretion in spending that some nonprofit executives—and their boards—exercise.
We need to shift the narrative to include the link between exceptional solutions and the systems change and scale needed to deliver a just baseline.
The nonprofit sector has become infected with the shortsighted, quarter-to-quarter thinking that addles Wall Street.
The Pay For Success program and Social Innovation Fund are examples of the government turning to philanthropy for help selecting the effective programs.
Wouldn’t we advance the goals of nonprofit hospitals and schools, and environmental and arts organizations if the government had more to spend on them?