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Tag: Measurement & Evaluation



Nonprofit Management

Nonprofits Face Moment of Truth

In light of the weakened economy, nonprofits need to refocus their efforts, take stock of their operations, make tough financial choices, and think big for investing in resources for the future.

By Todd Cohen | 1 | Mar. 29, 2010


Obama’s Missed Opportunity to Change Charitable Giving

Obama could have radically changed the debate on how to allocate charitable funds if he had detailed the set of criteria used to donate his Nobel Peace Prize award money.

By Timothy Ogden | 5 | Mar. 23, 2010

Measuring Social Impact

Hitting Reset on Outcomes

A new look into how the nonprofit sector can reset its approach to outcomes and management.

By Mario Morino | Mar. 12, 2010

Measuring Social Impact

The Right Measures

A new resource for measuring where the greatest need exists offers nonprofits and social entrepreneurs an idea of where to focus their collective goals.

By Peter Manzo | Mar. 3, 2010

Corporate Philanthropy

Corporate Giving Needs Better Metrics

A new report on corporate philanthropy stresses the need for new reporting metrics among companies in order to make their full impact and value known.

By Todd Cohen | 2 | Mar. 1, 2010


Donor, Dearest

The philanthropic landscape continues to shift as donors are switching their alliances to for-profit causes.

By Marcia Stepanek | Feb. 28, 2010


Which Fix?

By Justin Cohen | Feb. 23, 2010

Technology & Design

Internet Exchange Rates

New media broadened exposure, but greater passivity reduced the currency unit of each view. How do we understand those units?

By Scott E. Hartley | 1 | Jan. 29, 2010
SSIR blogger Sean Stannard-Stockton is CEO of Tactical Philanthropy Advisors. Strategic Philanthropy

Impact Investing

How to Help Haiti

How donors can more effectively provide long-term support in rebuilding Haiti after a devastating earthquake.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 1 | Jan. 26, 2010

Measuring Social Impact

We’re Lost But Making Good Time

How can we make sure nonprofits are accountable for real outcomes?

By Mario Morino | 3 | Jan. 18, 2010