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Nonprofits

 

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

 

Nonprofits

Collaboration-palooza

A new study shows that organizations have a high level of satisfaction with nonprofit collaborations and a desire to collaborate more.

 

Developing a Global Marketplace for Social Services

Bonds for schoolgirls and malaria vaccines: Pay-for-success initiatives are now tackling issues in the developing world.

By Antara Ganguli | 5 | Dec. 16, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Better Relationships, Better Results

A new survey shows that nonprofits and funders are finding new ways of working together, in the effort to achieve greater impact.

By J McCray | 1 | Dec. 15, 2014
 

Foundations

Supporting Nonprofit Leadership: A Pre-Flight Briefing

Three tips to help foundations supporting leadership development prepare for a successful journey.

By Daniel Lee | 4 | Dec. 3, 2014
 

Measuring Social Impact

Signaling and Confirming

A new framework can help nonprofits and other social sector organizations measure the participation of their supporters.

 

Fearless Leadership in a Social World

Most leaders of traditional organizations are missing enormous opportunities to tap into the social networks, ingenuity, and good will of their own constituents.

By Allison Fine | Nov. 20, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

The Return of Capacity Building

It’s time for a renewed conversation about building the systems, structures, and skills for social sector excellence.

By Jared Raynor | 10 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact

Governments around the world are beginning to embrace outcomes-based funding as a way to increase their impact.

By Sonal Shah | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

The Rise of a Fourth Sector Skills Set

Tomorrow’s leaders are already developing a new problem-solving mindset—good thing, because they need to.

By Gib Bulloch | 4 | Nov. 6, 2014
 

Foundations

Investing in People Pays Big Dividends

A look at how one impact investor helps develop the talent that its portfolio organizations need to succeed.

By Sal Giambanco | 1 | Nov. 6, 2014