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Civil Society

Reconnecting Youth in America’s Cities

A new report examines the relationship between place and race, and disconnected youth in the United States.

 

Foundations

Making the Money Work

How funders can best support place-based initiatives.

By Anthony B. Iton | Jun. 30, 2015
 
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Nonprofit Management

The Charity Trap

Why a recent exposé on Red Cross failures in Haiti highlights unrealistic expectations for social sector organizations.

By Matthew Scharpnick | 10 | Jun. 5, 2015
 

Urban Development

An Absorbing Problem

To help low-income residents, urban communities need to build up their capacity for using investment capital effectively.
By Ben Hecht | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Government

Finding a Niche

In Colombia, the Center for Social Innovation is exploring how much government can do to facilitate social change.
By Juan Manuel Restrepo | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Economic Development

All in One Place

Single Stop USA provides low-income Americans with a convenient gateway to a wider range of services and benefits.
By Kathryn Peterson | 1 | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Urban Development

A Working Model for Slum Rehabilitation

How innovative regulation is enabling private capital to deliver social impact and realize attractive returns in Mumbai.

 

Health

Built WELL

Taking a lead from LEED certification, a new standard aims to promote healthy construction of homes, offices, and other structures.
By Suzie Boss | 1 | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Nonprofits

The Surprising Truth Behind Beneficiary Feedback

New research suggests that the feedback of nonprofit clients is less biased than many think.

By Shuo Xie & Kris Sankaran | Jul. 3, 2014
 

Urban Development

Pop-Up Housing

In London, the YMCA is combining prefab construction with stylish design to create a new kind of affordable home.
By Suzie Boss | 3 | May. 14, 2014