Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change

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Health

The Mantra of Delivery

Four lessons for scaling social impact that arose from curing children’s diarrhea in Bangladesh in the 1980s.

By Mushtaque Chowdhury | 2 | Nov. 26, 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
 
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Philanthropy

Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is vital to fostering a vibrant community, but how do we deliberately inspire and support a culture of giving?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | 5 | Sep. 19, 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.

 

Foundations

Making a Graceful Exit

Recommendations for foundations seeking to exit a program area or close down responsibly.

By David La Piana | 1 | Aug. 20, 2014
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

From Motivated Professional to Global Changemaker

Making the leap—15 insights on leadership and transition from the frontlines of professional education.

By Menno van Dijk & Roshan Paul | 2 | Aug. 18, 2014
 
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Individual Giving

Three More Ways to Engage Millennial Donors

How strategic use of social media, project-based donations, and peer-to-peer fundraising can build a base of millennial supporters.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 4 | Aug. 14, 2014
 
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Individual Giving

Three Ways to Engage Millennial Donors

Nonprofits should offer a wider range of opportunities for donating, facilitating network building, and embracing the complexity of the social problems.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 9 | Jul. 14, 2014
 

Global Issues

Building a Think-and-Do Tank

A dozen lessons from the development-policy trenches.

By Lawrence MacDonald & Todd Moss | Jul. 11, 2014