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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
 

Nonprofit Management

Power-boosting NGO Performance

With better data and the right incentives, organizations can make even the most complicated organizations more effective.

By Lee Green & Nathan Huttner | Dec. 30, 2014
 

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 | 16 | 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