Three common and harmful prejudices against charitable organizations, and how nonprofits can subvert them.
Setting specific periods for reaching out to donors can help nonprofits stay focused on their goals and balance fundraising efforts with the work of the organization.
Philanthropists must support big, difficult, and politically sensitive issues that government, nonprofits, multilateral organizations, and other actors are unable or unwilling to address.
Why a recent exposé on Red Cross failures in Haiti highlights unrealistic expectations for social sector organizations.
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With better data and the right incentives, organizations can make even the most complicated organizations more effective.
A new survey shows that nonprofits and funders are finding new ways of working together, in the effort to achieve greater impact.
How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.
Foundations have supported leadership development for decades, but a shift in mindset and approach—if sustained and expanded—could lead to even greater impact.
To achieve sustained impact, designers should strive to shift the fundamental dynamics of development.