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Measuring Social Impact

Making Sense of Data and Information in the Social Sector

A new eBook captures discussion and debate around how to strengthen the social sector “information infrastructure.”

By Eric J. Henderson | Jan. 9, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

What, Exactly, Is Giving Tuesday’s Theory of Change?

Giving Tuesday seems poised to be a permanent fixture in the philanthropic landscape. So what’s the theory of change behind it?

By Timothy Ogden | Dec. 4, 2013
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

CauseFests: Philanthropy’s New Marketplace

A report from the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative and Social Good Summit—the trading floors of the new philanthrocapitalism.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Sep. 26, 2013
 

Impact Investing

Closing the Pioneer Gap

 
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Economic Development

Trust and Technology

Together, the public and private sector can develop affordable and truly accessible banking solutions that benefit the world’s poor.

By William Brindley | Sep. 5, 2012
 
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Foundations

Actionable Measurement at the Gates Foundation

A conversation with Jodi Nelson, head of measurement and evaluation.

By Matthew Forti | 1 | Aug. 29, 2012
 
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Foundations

Living with the Gates Foundation: A Retrospective

A summary of articles and discussions about the Gates Foundation’s impact on global social change.

By Timothy Ogden | 2 | Dec. 20, 2011
 

Philanthropy

Philanthrocapitalism Is Not Social Change Philanthropy

Too few philanthrocapitalists are asking themselves hard questions about a model of economic growth that has made their acquisition of wealth possible.

By Kavita Ramdas | Dec. 15, 2011
 

Health

Global Diseases, Local Needs

By Jessica Ruvinsky | 3 | Nov. 16, 2011
 
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Philanthropy

The Meaning of the Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge

The importance of this news is not the actual money that many billionaires are likely to pledge, but the cultural ramifications of the campaign.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Jun. 29, 2010