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Innovative ideas for donors, foundation leaders, and philanthropists

 

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
 

This Year’s 10 Most Popular SSIR Articles

The favorites of 2014.

By Jenifer Morgan | Dec. 15, 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

What Is a Leadership Funder?

Foundations have supported leadership development for decades, but a shift in mindset and approach—if sustained and expanded—could lead to even greater impact.

By James E. Canales | 3 | Dec. 10, 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
 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy’s New Release

Reflections on the changing philanthropic landscape in Silicon Valley.

By Kimberly Dasher Tripp | Dec. 2, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Second Curve Philanthropy

New research reveals a large gap between the world of organized philanthropy and today’s world of social action.

By Marina Gorbis | 1 | Dec. 1, 2014
 

Human Rights

Migrants at the Border and Philanthropy at Home

What the US government and funders are doing about unaccompanied child migration, and where we need to look next.

By Mara Perez | 7 | Nov. 21, 2014
 

Individual Giving

The $338 Million Ebola Giving Gap

Why corporate and individual giving to fight Ebola lags far behind that of other crises, and how to unlock more dollars.

By Vicky Hausman & Sylvia Warren | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014