New Frontiers of Philanthropy

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Technology & Design

Big Data for Social Innovation

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Evidence-based policy, iteration, and innovation are making their way into government.


Technology & Design

Human-Centered Design and the Last Mile

A collaborative approach to empowering community health workers drives innovation.



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Social Entrepreneurship

Prizes and Challenges Matter for Development

Prizes allow institutions to develop revolutionary new solutions, are less risky than traditional grants, and can create communities of practice.

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Unpacking the Impact in Impact Investing

By Paul Brest & Kelly Born | Aug. 14, 2013


Accelerating Innovation and Impact in Global Health

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Economic Development

Sexually Transmitted Altruism

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Impact Investing

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