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Tag: Government Programs

 

Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs

 

Food

In Aid of Conflict?

International food assistance can lead to a spike in the occurrence of armed conflict within a country.
By Adrienne Day | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Promoting Government Action on Income Equality

Five lessons from research on poverty in America.

By Wendy Yaross | 2 | Nov. 17, 2014
 

Government

Social Innovation: A Bi-Partisan Bright Spot

The White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation enjoys broad, bi-partisan support; in the wake of midterm elections, its work is more important than ever.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | Nov. 14, 2014
 

Government

Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact

Governments around the world are beginning to embrace outcomes-based funding as a way to increase their impact.

By Sonal Shah | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Government

Fostering the Role of Anchor Institutions

A new report details how the federal government can facilitate partnerships between communities and anchor institutions to increase economic opportunity.

By Tracey Ross | 3 | Oct. 30, 2014
 

Environment

What California Can Teach Washington

Featuring Mary Nichols | Oct. 6, 2014
 
Nicolas Hazard, Groupe SOS

Health

Jobs for Better Health

Helping those excluded from the labor market reach their full potential will have a huge effect on health care and the economy.

By Nicolas Hazard | Aug. 26, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Achieving Collective Impact for Opportunity Youth

Emerging lessons on using data and resources to improve the prospects of young people.
 

Civil Society

Social Work as a Social Wedge

In China, a new kind of NGO has started to embed the values of civil society in its provision of social services.
By Adrienne Day | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Foundations

Using Evaluation as a Strategic Intervention

A new Packard Foundation report illustrates how funders can use evaluation as a powerful strategic intervention for large-scale policy and systems change.

By Eugene Lewit & Paul Jellinek | Aug. 12, 2014