By applying behavioral economics theory to philanthropy, we can better manage grantmaker tendencies toward loss and risk aversion, and the effects of other decision-making patterns.
A look at how a number of Social Innovation Fund subgrantees are successfully developing program strategies for greater growth and impact.
Building relationships with grassroots organizations that advocate for human rights-based development takes time, but without investing in them, philanthropy is likely to stumble. The case of Haiti is instructive.
A look at why and how social innovation can catalyze solutions for local problems from within the community, rather than by importing ideas from the outside.
Like Game of Thrones’ “Dany” Targaryen, entrepreneur Sean Parker is intent on replacing what he sees as a broken and oppressive system with something better.
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A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.
Donors are always calling for innovative thinking, so why not show a little inclination to innovate themselves?
A new report details how the federal government can facilitate partnerships between communities and anchor institutions to increase economic opportunity.