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Nonprofits

 

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

 

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 | 11 | 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
 

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
 

Nonprofit Management

The Importance of Letting Go

A look at how organizations that let go of their own assumptions, perspectives, and sense of control can influence change like policy reform.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | Nov. 5, 2014
 

Foundations

The Tactics of Collaboration

Moving beyond platitude and exploring how to operationalize collaboration.

By Steve Wright | 15 | Nov. 4, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Making Nonprofit-Corporate Alliances Work

The benefits and pitfalls of partnerships between nonprofits and business—and how to do it right.

By Shayna Samuels & Glenn Turner | 2 | Nov. 3, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Integrating Intentional Influence into Your Strategy

Five practical considerations for organizations that want to use intentional influence to achieve a bold social goal.

By Amy Celep & Sara Brenner | 4 | Oct. 29, 2014
 

Civil Society

Navigating Disruptions

International civil society organizations need to change their business models.

By Burkhard Gnärig & Linda Heyer | Oct. 28, 2014