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Innovative ways to bridge the gap between donors and nonprofits

 
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Philanthropy

GiveThoughtfully: It Depends on Your Point of View

Bringing a discussion of cash transfers in for a landing.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | Mar. 28, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

GiveDirectly? Not So Fast.

We are mistaking an important experiment for a proven solution.

By Kevin Starr & Laura Hattendorf | 15 | Mar. 11, 2014
 

Individual Giving

What Charity Navigator Gets Wrong About Effective Altruism

Why we can and must try to answer the question: What charities do the most good?

By William MacAskill | 23 | Dec. 3, 2013
 

Intermediaries

Foundation of the Future?

PopTech has evolved from an annual technology gathering to a social innovation accelerator that curates international conferences, initiatives, labs, and fellowships. Can it live up to its ambitions?

By Tamara Straus | Oct. 26, 2012
 

Philanthropy

Three Steps to More Informed Giving

What we in the philanthropic sector can do to increase informed giving by donors?

By Bob Ottenhoff & Greg Ulrich | 2 | Mar. 19, 2012
 
SSIR blogger Holden Karnofsky is co-founder of GiveWell, an independent charity evaluation group. GiveWell identifies and recommends top charities in causes such as international charity, microfinance, and disaster relief.

Philanthropy

We Should Expect Good Giving To Be Hard

Great giving opportunities are few and far between; I believe in urging them to give to only the very best charities.

By Holden Karnofsky | Jul. 25, 2011
 
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

Intermediaries

Philanthropedia Launches Expertise on Demand

Philanthropedia offered low-cost, high-quality information and a way for grantmakers to share what they know.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 2 | Oct. 19, 2010
 
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Measuring Social Impact

REDF Leverages First Social Innovation Fund Grant

A look at what’s promising and fresh about the Social Innovation Fund.

By Carla Javits | 2 | Jul. 29, 2010
 
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Lies, Damned Lies, and the Generosity Index

Does a place on the generosity index really spur giving?

By Perla Ni | 5 | Dec. 1, 2005