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Government

The Lean Startup Goes to Washington

Evidence-based policy, iteration, and innovation are making their way into government.

 

Government

A Sharing Economy Cliffhanger: What Will Governments Do?

Earlier this month, a group backed by companies including Airbnb and Taskrabbit began urging users to petition for changes in regulation—will politicians uphold the rules or loosen them? Or is there is a third option?

By Wingham Rowan | Mar. 27, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Strategic Planning and Evaluation: Tools for Realizing Results

To enable significant impact, organizations should ask three key questions and decide if formal planning and evaluation are the right approaches to finding the answers.

By Paul Carttar | 2 | Mar. 21, 2014
 
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Government

Building Transparency Momentum

A local initiative offers lessons on how to use collaboration, experimentation, and forward-thinking to create a culture of innovation.

By Aspen Baker | Feb. 3, 2014
 

Government

Taking Pay for Success Financing to the South

An analysis of the viability of pay-for-success initiatives in South Carolina shows that this new type of financing can work in more rural, "red” states.

By Joe Waters & Megan Golden | Jan. 21, 2014
 
Jeff Raderstrong, UnSectored

Re-Thinking Sector Stereotypes

Traditional perceptions of the roles different sectors play in our society hinder our ability to create social change.

By Jeff Raderstrong | 2 | Dec. 6, 2013
 
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Foundations

Tackling Political Polarization Through Philanthropy

Steps funders can take to tackle partisan gridlock and solve social problems at scale.

By Larry Kramer | Dec. 5, 2013
 

Health

CHANGE Takes Time

By Serra Sippel | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Nonprofits

The High Cost of Playing It Safe

How Healthy Families showed there's no way private philanthropy can pick up after a government retreats; what can nonprofits do to address this situation?

By Peter Manzo | 2 | Jan. 27, 2010