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Foundations

Taking Impact Investing and Accounting Full Tilt

More foundations are deploying a full range of financial investment vehicles to yield positive social and financial returns, and using new tools to track impact data.

By Clara Miller & Jean Rogers | Jul. 18, 2014
 

Impact Investing

Integrated Capital for Social Enterprises

To build a thriving social enterprise sector, we need to rethink the purpose of capital and employ a new strategic funding approach.

By Don Shaffer | 6 | Jul. 17, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Partnering with Corporations for Greater Scale

How the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is using business to advance a nationwide health initiative.

By Risa Lavizzo-Mourey | Jun. 5, 2014
 

Impact Investing

SIBs, DIBs and Ad-Libs

Does the hype around “pay for performance” financing match the reality?

By John Anner | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Foundations

The Value of Rigorous Evaluation

Rigorous evaluation can drive continuous learning and improvement.

By Nancy Roob | 1 | Jun. 2, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Revealing Social Change Beliefs

What nonprofit boards and leaders think about social change matters—and it’s not always obvious.

By Theresa Fay-Bustillos | 5 | May. 28, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Building Leadership Diversity: A Call to Action for Philanthropy

Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.

By Kelly Brown | 3 | May. 27, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Combatting Burnout in Nonprofit Leaders

Supporting the personal well-being of nonprofit leaders is critical to the success of effective organizations, and grantmakers can help.

By Lori Bartczak | 1 | May. 21, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

The Road to Scale Runs Through Improved Donor Strategies

Less donor fragmentation can lead to impact at a transformative scale.

By Charles MacCormack | 5 | May. 15, 2014