By Miriam Temin, Sajeda Amin, Thoai D. Ngo, & Stephanie Psaki A framework for programs focused on empowering adolescent girls.
By Jasmine Liu Highlights of this year’s book reviews and excerpts on issues including women’s inequality, sustainable leadership, and the hypocrisy of elite philanthropists.
By Kevin Starr We’re in big trouble if complicated, expensive schemes like these are what it takes to get big funders to fund for impact.
By Fred Blackwell Based on feedback from community listening sessions and consultations with local experts, The San Francisco Foundation reshaped its grantmaking strategy and role in addressing the inequities facing Bay Area residents. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
By Acha Leke, Mutsa Chironga, & Georges Desvaux An excerpt from Africa's Business Revolution: How to Succeed in the World's Next Big Growth Market shows how “doing good” and “doing well” go hand-in-hand.
By Anita Fuzi, Lidia Gryszkiewicz, & Dariusz Sikora Before diving into measurement, organizations must establish awareness of and readiness for impact in every aspect of their operations.
By Brad Dudding & Chris Watler How shifting attention from gathering data about clients to gathering data from them helped a criminal justice organization improve services for participants and increase equity in the process. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
By Nigel Travis In Challenge Culture: Why The Most Successful Organizations Run on Pushback, Dunkin’ Brands chairman Nigel Travis explains the usefulness of open and honest communication.
By Lisa Witter & Odette Chalaby How foundations, nonprofits, and others can effectively convey—and convince policymakers to support—their programs and proposals for social change.
By Jim Shultz Activists can be more successful at solving problems in their communities by using three simple strategies to connect local, national, global narratives.