Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Volunteering


Innovative programs to attract and manage volunteers


Nonprofit Management

Partners in Impact

The president of Communities In Schools writes about the role funders played in helping his organization scale up.
By Daniel Cardinali | Feb. 19, 2014


Growth Force

A few years ago, the Foundation revamped its revenue model. Today, it's not just a grantmaker. It's a rapidly expanding software vendor.
By Greg Beato | Feb. 19, 2014


Do Volunteers Make Better Employees?

People who perform volunteer work, far from being distracted by it, tend to perform better at their jobs.
By Corey Binns | Feb. 19, 2014

Nonprofit Management

Leading Indicators

Team dynamics strongly affect the level of commitment shown by volunteer leaders of nonprofit associations.
By Adrienne Day | Feb. 19, 2014

Economic Development

The Promise of Social Investment in Africa

Why philanthropists need to continue to invest in and alongside African organizations and leaders.

By Robyn Calder & Siobhan Crowley | 5 | Dec. 11, 2013

Corporate Philanthropy

Disrupting Corporate Philanthropy

Three best moves and three biggest lessons—Marc Benioff reflects on more than a decade of work at the Foundation.

By Marc Benioff | 1 | Nov. 25, 2013

Socially Responsible Business

Off-the-Shelf or Do-It-Yourself?

How a company supports employee voluntarism depends on whether it participates in certain kinds of external networks.
By Jessica Ruvinsky | Nov. 20, 2013


Dressed to Thrive

Fitted for Work gives women what they need—from a new look to a new skill set—to advance in their careers.
By Corey Binns | 1 | Nov. 20, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

Inside the Buy-One Give-One Model

The buy-one give-one model popularized by TOMS shoes is growing in popularity and in its social impact.
By Christopher Marquis & Andrew Park | 12 | Nov. 20, 2013

Social Entrepreneurship

Social Innovation From the Inside Out

Through "inscaping," people in a social purpose organization can excel at developing new ideas and practices. Includes special online extras.
By Warren Nilsson & Tana Paddock | 12 | Nov. 20, 2013