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


Tag: Measurement & Evaluation



Rethinking Compensation for Nonprofits

By Pete Manzo | 6 | Jul. 6, 2009

Time for Nonprofits to Declare Independence

By Todd Cohen | 1 | Jul. 1, 2009

Elephants in the Philanthropic Room

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | 2 | Jun. 24, 2009

Impact Investing, the Brand

The Global Investment Initiative is setting a standard for measuring both financial and social return on investments.

By Kevin Jones | 2 | May. 27, 2009

Making the B List

The B Corp seal of approval distinguishes truly responsible businesses from mere poseurs.
By Jenna Lawrence | 5 | May. 21, 2009

Ethics and Nonprofits

Unethical behavior remains a persistent problem in nonprofits and for-profits alike. To help organizations solve that problem, the authors examine the factors that influence moral conduct, the ethical issues that arise specifically in charitable organizations, and the best ways to promote ethical behavior within organizations.
By Deborah L. Rhode & Amanda K. Packel | 14 | May. 21, 2009

Data Mining from The Collaboration Prize Applicants

Collaboration Prize competition entries prove a rich resource for nonprofit mergers.

By Jean Butzen | Apr. 10, 2009

‘Blood Money’ that Became a Force for Good

The Peter C. Alderman Foundation uses rigorous analysis to outlast hundreds of failed nonprofits that were launched in response to 9/11.

By Sean Stannard-Stockton | Mar. 17, 2009

No Profit for Her

Research shows that men may be more effective than woman at utilizing microfinance investments.
By Alana Conner | Mar. 5, 2009
A Strategic Plan for
Smart Philanthropy
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey

The Art of Grantmaking

Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy by Paul Brest and Hal Harvey
Reviewed By Susan Berresford | Mar. 5, 2009