Lessons from the Community Catalyst Fund in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A new brand of social entrepreneurship is emerging.
When does it make sense for NGOs to outsource their research to academics?
Seven obstacles to making good decisions about impact evaluations and how to avoid them.
For “scaling what works” to actually work, we need a new and improved version that addresses two fundamental constraints.
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We must use our scarce resources to serve disenfranchised people’s needs and demand that evidence of results play a greater role in funding decisions.
The biggest social wins will come from a shift in mind-set that refocuses efforts on improving organizational effectiveness.
The Catalyst Fund’s Manager, Peter Kramer, explains the fund’s goal and application process for nonprofit collaborations.
In order to succeed, philanthropies, like baseball teams, must rely on both objective and subjective analysis.
Measurement can attract money. A nonprofit that can demonstrate results and improvement is more inviting to potential donors than one that can’t.