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Tag: Poverty

 

Understanding why people are poor and innovative ways to alleviate poverty

 
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Economic Development

The IRS’s Secret, Successful Low-Income Savings Program

Let’s build on—not try to fix—overwithholding.

By Timothy Ogden | 1 | Apr. 15, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

The Rise of Antipoverty Relational Work

Nonprofits in the United States are making a revolutionary change in how they approach solutions to poverty.

By Michael Jindra & Ines W. Jindra | 10 | Mar. 17, 2015
 

Nonprofit Management

Communicating Creatively

How to give voice to public support—seven lessons from ONE Campaign.

By Jamie Drummond & Roxane Philson | 3 | Mar. 12, 2015
 

Microfinance

In Their Own Hands

 

Foundations

A Legacy of Leverage

Reflecting on the strategies and achievements of Blue Ridge Foundation New York as it transitions leadership and enters a new stage.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | 2 | Mar. 6, 2015
 

Health

Making Capitalism Work for the Poor

Innovative public-private partnerships are essential for ending disease and saving lives in the world’s poorest nations.

By Sue Desmond-Hellmann | 2 | Jan. 26, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Do Impact Investors Expect Too Much?

The history of microfinance shows how far off-mission social enterprise can go under the weight of massive investment.

 

Economic Development

Teaching Marketplace Literacy with the Help of 3D Printing

A program developed in India to provide marketplace literacy aims for impact in Illinois

 

Economic Development

The Face of Poverty

A diagnostic framework for shaping innovation and scaling strategies.

By Christian Seelos | 3 | Dec. 18, 2014
 

Global Issues

Measuring Human Progress

A new report on California highlights how human well-being is a more relevant gauge of progress than economic metrics.

By Sarah Burd-Sharps & Kristen Lewis | 1 | Dec. 9, 2014