Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Government Programs


Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs



From Technocracy to a Practical Politics

For the environmental movement to succeed, it needs to convert its ideas, science, theories, and activism into practical politics that can win votes on a large scale.

By Joseph Zammit-Lucia | 3 | May. 28, 2013


Forging Ahead with Cross-Sector Innovations

By Won-Soon Park | May. 15, 2013


The Innovator’s Opportunity

Many people think that the term “government innovation” is an oxymoron, but innovation does occur in the public sector and the pace is accelerating.

By Eric Nee | 2 | May. 15, 2013


Keeping Kids in School

By Suzie Boss | 4 | May. 15, 2013

Urban Development

Housing the Homeless

By Greg Beato | May. 15, 2013


Unleashing Breakthrough Innovation in Government


Urban Development

Why Nonprofits Should Operate Commuter Trains

By Rohit T. Aggarwala | 1 | May. 15, 2013

Impact Investing

Making the Case for Intervention

The Social Impact Bond model puts evidence and outcomes measurement at the heart of contracting.

By Alisa Helbitz & Emily Bolton | 1 | Apr. 25, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

A Guide to Scaling Social Innovation

A new guide offers a framework for credible, realistic policy action that governments can take to turn social entrepreneurship into a major force for innovation.

By Hilde Schwab | Apr. 24, 2013


Listening to Beneficiaries

Presented by Fay Twersky, Phil Buchanan, & Valerie Threlfall | Apr. 10, 2013