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Government

Social Innovation: A Bi-Partisan Bright Spot

The White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation enjoys broad, bi-partisan support; in the wake of midterm elections, its work is more important than ever.

By Georgia Levenson Keohane | Nov. 14, 2014
 

Government

Transforming Government Funding to Drive Impact

Governments around the world are beginning to embrace outcomes-based funding as a way to increase their impact.

By Sonal Shah | 1 | Nov. 12, 2014
 

Q&A with Bob Giannino

The founder of uAspire shares lessons on successfully scaling a nonprofit.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Making “What Works” Work for More People

Two nonprofit leaders share lessons on scale from the front lines.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 
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Nonprofit Management

Essential Mindset Shifts for Collective Impact

To be effective, collective impact must consider who is engaged, how they work together, and how progress happens.
 

Nonprofit Management

Achieving Collective Impact for Opportunity Youth

Emerging lessons on using data and resources to improve the prospects of young people.
 

Government

A Strong Field Framework for SIBs

A look at the strengths and weaknesses of the US Social Impact Bond field framework, and where we need to build capacity to establish SIBs as a viable financial tool.

By Tracy Palandjian & Jane Hughes | 1 | Jul. 2, 2014
 

Government

Moneyball: Raising Government’s Batting Average

Allocating government funding where evidence shows it can have impact will yield results—but there are potential pitfalls.

By Carla Javits | Jun. 4, 2014
 

Government

Government by Toolkit

The first chief technology officer of the United States offers a vision for remaking public services.
Reviewed By Sonal Shah | May. 14, 2014
 

Government

Innovation to Impact: Obama’s Social Innovation Fund at Four

Progress, pitfalls, and what lies ahead.

By Michael Smith | 1 | Mar. 3, 2014