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Measuring Social Impact

Big Impact vs. Big Promises

Many charities claim more impact than cash transfers. How many deliver?

By Holden Karnofsky | 2 | Mar. 20, 2014
 

Foundations

Managing Organizational Knowledge: Five Lessons

Better knowledge management depends on knowing what you don’t know.

By Tim Hanrahan | 1 | Mar. 18, 2014
 
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Philanthropy

Developing a Culture of Knowledge Management

The three types of data foundations need—and how they must use them.

By Brad Smith | 1 | Mar. 11, 2014
 
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Foundations

Creating a Smarter Philanthropic Marketplace

Most funders are not adequately tapping into existing data and knowledge to better inform their grantmaking.

By Paul Connolly | 1 | Mar. 7, 2014
 

Board Governance

A Better Board Will Make You Better

 

Measuring Social Impact

Measuring the Indirect Impacts of Market Innovators

Why measuring indirect impact matters and how on earth we can do it.

By Paul Breloff & Rishabh Khosla | 5 | Mar. 4, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

Programs Aren’t Everything

 

Measuring Social Impact

Advocacy Isn’t “Soft”

 

Measuring Social Impact

Cracking the Code on Social Impact

An emerging measurement approach emphasizes the value in standardizing outcomes for the whole social sector.

By Jason Saul | 7 | Feb. 6, 2014
 
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Measuring Social Impact

Get Out of the Office

You’ll never get what’s going on out there by sitting in here.

By Kevin Starr | 12 | Jan. 30, 2014