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Foundations

Investing in Networks Grows Impact

Participation in a network allows foundations to leverage their individual investment by surfacing multiple, ongoing opportunities for collaborative grantmaking.

By Madeleine Taylor | May. 18, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Working with Story

How to use oral histories to capture the past and communicate in the future.

By Thaler Pekar | May. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Emergent Strategy in Action

A look at how one organization is using emergent philanthropy on a local level to improve early childhood education.

By Rob Smith | May. 13, 2015
 

Philanthropy

Strategic Philanthropy and Its Discontents

By Paul Brest | 1 | Apr. 27, 2015
 

Foundations

8 Common Innovation Traps

The path to innovation can be tricky, but being aware of the common pitfalls can help funders along the road to breakthrough social change.

By Gabriel Kasper & Justin Marcoux | 5 | Apr. 27, 2015
 
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Corporate Philanthropy

Making “Customer-driven Philanthropy” Work

Engaging customers in corporate philanthropy has significant bottom-line potential, but even big brands have struggled with doing it well. Is there a future for consumer-driven philanthropy?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | Apr. 20, 2015
 

Civil Society

Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference

 
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Philanthropy

The Seven Commandments of Funding

Don’t shoot me, I’m just the messenger.

By Kevin Starr | 10 | Apr. 10, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

When Restrictions Apply

Why general funding for nonprofit organizations is the future of innovation.

By Jocelyn Wyatt | 8 | Mar. 18, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Impact Investing: Time to Unleash PRIs

How government can liberate philanthropic foundations to extend billions in critical risk capital for mission-driven startups—and help push impact investing into the mainstream.

By Jeff Chidester | 2 | Feb. 24, 2015