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Urban Development

A Strategy for Alleviating Poverty

Why there is a renewed sense of urgency and optimism about place-based initiatives.

By Elwood M. Hopkins | 17 | Dec. 4, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

Why Nonprofit Mergers Continue to Lag

The three hurdles that nonprofit managers must overcome to create successful mergers. Includes magazine extras.
 
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Business

The Rise and Struggles of Social Enterprise in 2013

The whirlwind year for social enterprise saw new investments, corporate forms, and business models.

By Michael Belinsky | 1 | Jan. 7, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Under One Roof

By bringing people together and by pooling resources, the Housing Partnership network expands the range of affordable places to live.
By Phoung Ly | Nov. 20, 2013
 

Foundations

Filling the Gap in Media Funding

Foundations are increasing their media-related grantmaking—but they need to do more.

By Eric Newton | 1 | Nov. 19, 2013
 

Foundations

Sustainable Corporate Philanthropy

Blackstone’s Amy Stursberg explains how the Blackstone Charitable Foundation has focused on job creation and created a platform for near- and long-term impact.

By Amy Stursberg | Nov. 12, 2013
 

Nonprofit Management

A Rare Merger

The Nature Conservancy and Rare aim to achieve greater conservation impact—and they might just provide a new model for the nonprofit sector.

By Bruce Boyd | Sep. 25, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

When Good Is Not Good Enough

The sector needs to shift its attention from modest goals that provide short-term relief to bold goals that provide long-term solutions.
 

Nonprofits

It Can Be Smart to Dumb Things Down

Keeping your message simple helps mobilize people in support of your goals.

By Doug Hattaway & Jenn Henrichsen | 2 | May. 17, 2013
 

Philanthropy

The Growth of European Venture Philanthropy

Growing numbers of foundations, government agencies, and corporations in Europe are adopting venture philanthropy practices.