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Nonprofits

 

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

 

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 | 13 | 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.

 
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Nonprofit Management

Tackling a Looming Fiscal Cliff Head-On

Six lessons from the field.

By Lynsey Wood Jeffries | 3 | Sep. 10, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Building Networks and Movements for Social Change

Lessons from a new initiative aimed at supporting and developing new social justice leaders.

By Heather McLeod Grant | 4 | Sep. 4, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Building Values-Based, Results-Driven Leaders

Developing leaders who understand shared values and focus on results leads to successful, sustainable social change.

By Stephan Bauer | 2 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Assessing Nonprofit Risk in PFS Deals

A framework to guide nonprofits in effectively assessing risk and opportunity in Pay for Success contracts.

By Sam Schaeffer | 2 | Jul. 31, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Strategic Networking and Effective Leadership

Why strategic networking matters, and three ways to encourage new managers and other emerging leaders to do it.

By Trish Tchume | 4 | Jul. 30, 2014
 

Impact Investing

The Next Great Frontier of Impact Investing

A framework to make impact investing appealing to institutional investors and accessible to international nonprofits.

By Manuel Lewin & Brian Smith | 2 | Jul. 29, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Social Good = Scale x Impact (Who Knew?)

Why both nonprofits and academics should focus on scale and impact in this simple formula for good.

By Matthew Forti & Andrew Youn | 9 | Jul. 28, 2014
 

Foundations

Empathetic Donor-Doer Engagement

A seven-part framework for increasing empathy between foundations and grantees.

By Simon Stumpf & Ash Rogers | 3 | Jul. 25, 2014