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Nonprofits

 

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

 

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.

 
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Nonprofit Management

Tackling a Looming Fiscal Cliff Head-On

Six lessons from the field.

By Lynsey Wood Jeffries | 4 | 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 | 6 | 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 | 10 | Jul. 28, 2014