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


Tag: Government Programs


Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs



Keeping Climate Change Out of the Presidential Campaign

The complete absence of climate change from the first two presidential debates was the best thing that could have happened to the cause.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 4 | Oct. 17, 2012

Social Entrepreneurship

The Development of Civil Society in China

A look at new research on philanthropy, social entrepreneurship, and impact investing in China.

By Jenna Nicholas | 2 | Oct. 1, 2012

Measuring Social Impact

Broader Evidence for Bigger Impact

By Lisbeth B. Schorr | 1 | Sep. 15, 2012


System Change Through People Power

A look at how the Nova Scotia public health care system transformed from the inside out.

By Alan Moore | Sep. 11, 2012

Nonprofit Management

Elderly Care and the Future of Social Innovation

Until successful new models for senior care are developed, all other forms of social innovation will be constricted.

By Curtis Chang | 3 | Aug. 27, 2012


What Can Cities Expect of the Arts?

Many cities claim they plan to renew themselves through the arts, but solving urban problems requires more than a few artists-in-residence.

By Kelly Kleiman | 2 | Aug. 17, 2012

Economic Development

Rethinking Global Development Goals

By John W. McArthur | Aug. 15, 2012

Roundtable on Collective Impact

By Eric Nee & Michele Jolin | Aug. 15, 2012


Creating Value Through Uncommon Alliances

By Kris M. Balderston | Aug. 15, 2012

Impact Investing

Greenbacks for Green Projects

By Suzie Boss | Aug. 15, 2012