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Nonprofit Management

Is Excel Making Your Nonprofit Mediocre?

Nonprofits need to use more-sophisticated client- and program-tracking platforms to meet the expectations of today’s funders.

By Curtis Chang | 4 | Mar. 30, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

Relationship Advice for Cross-Sector Collaborators

When two organizations bond across sectoral lines, how do you keep the fire going?

By Dana O’Donovan & Shruti Sehra | Mar. 23, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

DIY Leadership Development

Two steps nonprofits can take to develop up-and-coming leaders day-to-day. Part of the Talent Matters series.

By Preeta Nayak | 1 | Mar. 10, 2015
 

The Chief Engine of Change: Conversation

A look at how Freedom to Marry used communications to make the “impossible” ... “inevitable”

By Evan Wolfson & Kevin Nix | 1 | Feb. 12, 2015
 

Nonprofits

Driving Change Through Pride of Place

A look at how behavior-change marketing is benefiting conservation and how organizations can use it for their own causes.

By Brett Jenks | 2 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Foundations

Beyond the Check

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

By Julie Lata | 4 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Inside the Command Center

How successful large-scale change efforts make relentless day-to-day progress.

 
SSIR blogger Abigail Noble is head of Africa and Latin America for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship and a Global Leadership Fellow with the World Economic Forum.

Impact investing and the Role of Family Offices

Five steps family offices can take to engage in impact investing.

 

Social Entrepreneurship

Decelerate to Accelerate

The fastest way forward may be to slow down.

By Michel Bachmann & Roshan Paul | 8 | Jan. 6, 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 | 1 | Dec. 31, 2014