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Five Programmatic Lessons in Scaling Impact

A look at how a number of Social Innovation Fund subgrantees are successfully developing program strategies for greater growth and impact.

By Katie Mounts | Jul. 21, 2015
 

Education

Avoiding Four Pitfalls in Digital Learning

Early approaches are advancing fruitful dialogue around how to accelerate the revolutionary potential of online education and enable better outcomes for graduates.

By Harrison Keller & Andrew Belton | 1 | Jul. 16, 2015
 

Socially Responsible Business

Business Growth for Good: Why Context Matters

Corporations can achieve growth in emerging markets by investing in and organizing around sustainable and inclusive business activities.

 

Civil Society

Communities Can Set the Course for Lasting Change

Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.

By Ann Austin | 2 | Jul. 3, 2015
 

Foundations

What Gets Measured Gets Done

A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.

 
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Nonprofit Management

Community Collaboratives Show Persistence and Progress

Local US collaboratives are adapting and evolving for long-term success.

 
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Giving Communities a Role to Play in Health

When people have a real voice in the decisions affecting their lives and health, they thrive in ways beyond measure.

By Tony Thomas | 6 | May. 14, 2015
 

Economic Development

Source of Opportunity

Sama Group, a social enterprise that connects disadvantaged people with digital work, is expanding its reach to the United States.
By Suzie Boss | May. 13, 2015
 

Government

Presidio Rules

Supplement to the article “The Park That Paid Off.”
By SSIR Editors | May. 13, 2015
 

Government

The Park That Paid Off

The Presidio Trust represents an alternative model for funding and managing a public asset. Includes magazine extras.
By Greg Beato | May. 13, 2015