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Nonprofits

 

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

 

Nonprofit Management

Redesigning Higher Education Through Intentional Influence

To create system-level change, we must use influence to both work within the system and disrupt it.

By Jamie P. Merisotis | 1 | Oct. 23, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Strategy’s Missing Link

Influence is an underutilized tool for organizations that want to achieve bold social goals.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | 1 | Oct. 22, 2014
 

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
 
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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