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Philanthropy

 

Innovative ideas for donors, foundation leaders, and philanthropists

 

Foundations

Beyond the Check

A new grantmaking strategy is engaging nonprofit organizations in communities of learning to maximize impact.

By Julie Lata | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Making Ideas Move

Investing in communication—whether you’re selling soda or social change—yields results.

By Sean Gibbons | 4 | Jan. 15, 2015
 

Foundations

A Wave Is Rising

Community foundations are seeing growing activity in building community wealth.

By Marjorie Kelly | 1 | Jan. 5, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Fostering a Culture of Diverse Philanthropy

Building a culture of philanthropy is important, but it is critical to ensure that philanthropic participation is diverse and representative.

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | Dec. 31, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Collaboration-palooza

A new study shows that organizations have a high level of satisfaction with nonprofit collaborations and a desire to collaborate more.

By Alex Neuhoff & Katie Smith Milway | 1 | Dec. 17, 2014
 

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 | 6 | 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 | 4 | 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