At a conference last week of leaders in microfinance, attendees focused on the nitty-gritty of the social impact of microlending, and the results of the discussions were both sobering and startling.
The information systems we're building are starting to get better at taking input from crowds and using it to help us mine data for what we will most likely want or need.
Insight into the malleability of data, and the need for stories and filters, are as relevant to those in philanthropy as they are to car salesmen, reporters, film makers, and fiction writers.
Instead of the profit/nonprofit distinction, individuals should ask themselves: Who is the target beneficiary and what are the best products/services that can be provided?
The Shared Services business model has something to offer small nonprofits that need to maintain their independence and community linkages.
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A look a the Global Health Corps program.
In its sixth year, GGI is no longer just a former President’s bid to stay relevant.
How we facilitate collaboration influences breakthroughs in innovation and scale.
What are the most important signs of progress in social capital markets in the last 10 years?
We need to spur fresh thinking in this field even as we test and evaluate diverse approaches that promote youth economic empowerment in developing countries.