Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

SUBSCRIBE | HELP

Nonprofits

 

Innovative ideas to help leaders of nonprofits and NGOs be more effective

 

Fundraising

Building Your Individual Donor Base

A recent study reveals opportunities for small nonprofits to strengthen individual donor contributions.

By Heather Yandow | 5 | Oct. 15, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Leadership for Results

The first step in developing leadership to advance large-scale social change is clearly defining the intended results.

By Donna Stark | 1 | Oct. 9, 2014
 

Q&A with Lois Loofbourrow

The founder of education nonprofit Breakthrough Collaborative shares her scaling wisdom.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Bob Giannino

The founder of uAspire shares lessons on successfully scaling a nonprofit.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Making “What Works” Work for More People

Two nonprofit leaders share lessons on scale from the front lines.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 
measuring_success_carly_pippin

Measuring Social Impact

Are You David, Not Goliath?

Small- and medium-size organizations can assess impact too.

By Carly Pippin | 2 | Sep. 29, 2014
 

Foundations

The Power of Diverse Leadership

One of the most powerful strategies funders can pursue is to invest in the leadership of those most affected by problems in their communities.

By Surina Khan | 7 | Sep. 24, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Reconciling the Supply & Demand of Good Intentions

Why we must strike a balance between high-volume and high-touch service programs.

By John Cary | 16 | Sep. 15, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Is Something Better than Nothing?

Mission-driven organizations would do well to remember that they become the company they keep, and to take care in choosing the right collaborators.

 
higher_achievement_lynsey_jeffries_headshot

Nonprofit Management

Tackling a Looming Fiscal Cliff Head-On

Six lessons from the field.

By Lynsey Wood Jeffries | 4 | Sep. 10, 2014