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Innovative programs to attract and manage volunteers

 
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Social Entrepreneurship

Bringing Social Entrepreneurship into the Classroom

Why we must leverage hands-on experience and service learning to encourage the next generation of social innovators.

By Kathleen Kelly Janus | 3 | Jun. 15, 2015
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 7 | Dec. 11, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Philanthropy’s New Release

Reflections on the changing philanthropic landscape in Silicon Valley.

By Kimberly Dasher Tripp | 1 | Dec. 2, 2014
 

Philanthropy

How Giving Keeps on Giving

Those who engage in altruistic behavior reap benefits that are significant and measurable, two sociologists argue.
Reviewed By Kieran Healy | Nov. 19, 2014
 

Civil Society

Taking Charge of Scaling Well

Tensions at the heart of the scaling process demonstrate the critical part that practitioners’ goals, values, and motivations play in any scaling story.

 
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Philanthropy

Building a Culture of Philanthropy

Philanthropy is vital to fostering a vibrant community, but how do we deliberately inspire and support a culture of giving?

By Anna Pikovsky Auerbach | 5 | Sep. 19, 2014
 
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Civil Society

Civic Crowdfunding: A New Way of Spending Down?

Civic crowdfunding shouldn't support core public services; it should create immediate impact and inform future projects.

By Rodrigo Davies | 3 | Sep. 16, 2014
 

Nonprofits

Reconciling the Supply & Demand of Good Intentions

Why we must strike a balance between high-volume and high-touch service programs.

By John Cary | 16 | Sep. 15, 2014
 
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Nonprofits

The Stories That NGOs Tell

Traditional aid organizations and newer, more volunteer-driven groups view their work in notably different ways.
By Adrienne Day | Aug. 13, 2014
 

Individual Giving

Millennials and the Social Sector: What’s Next?

How the Millennial generation connects, gets involved with, and gives to social causes—insights from a four-year study.

By Derrick Feldmann & Emily Yu | 5 | Jun. 18, 2014