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How To Measure Social Impact: New Research And Insights

How To Measure Social Impact: New Research And Insights | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
In an interview with Marc J. Epstein, coauthor of the new book titled Measuring and Improving Social Impacts: A Guide for Nonprofits, Companies, and Impact Investors, we discussed the origins of the book, the role of data collection and analysis in measuring impact, contribution versus attribution, and much more. Marc J. [...]
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Creating a Funding Environment for Scaling Up Social Impact (SSIR)

Creating a Funding Environment for Scaling Up Social Impact (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The role of donors in building broad social ecosystems for scaling up social innovations, particularly in the developing world.
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The basic orientation of p2p theory towards societal reform: transforming civil society, the private and the state | P2P Foundation

The basic orientation of p2p theory towards societal reform: transforming civil society, the private and the state | P2P Foundation | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
This article aims to be a summary of the very basic orientation that I propose for social change. I start from the classic division of human society in three basic aspects: civil society, the private sector, and the state.

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India has one cop for every 940 people, an NGO for 535 - Times of India

India has one cop for every 940 people, an NGO for 535 - Times of India | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
CBI on Monday raised a question mark on NGOs in the country, informing the Supreme Court that of the more than 22 lakh NGOs in various states, less than 10% had filed their balance sheets on grants received and their expenditures with the...
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Greenpeace vs Govt: Why NGO agendas and funding need a much deeper scrutiny - Firstpost

Greenpeace vs Govt: Why NGO agendas and funding need a much deeper scrutiny - Firstpost | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
It’s high time we stopped giving large, well-funded and powerful NGOs a free pass and subject their agendas and their funding sources to the same scrutiny as we would any interest group such as an industry lobby.
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Nonprofit Risk and Crisis Management: Challenges for the 21st Century

Nonprofit Risk and Crisis Management: Challenges for the 21st Century | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The nonprofit leadership literature recommends that every nonprofit organization have a comprehensive crisis management plan, but it has little focus on risk. Perhaps nonprofit boards are too risk averse and are really unable to maximize their resour...
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To Find Nonprofit Talent, Think Like They Think, Go Where They Go |

To Find Nonprofit Talent, Think Like They Think, Go Where They Go | | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
There is a wealth of nonprofit talent available to tap as you look to rebuild capacity and recover from the recession. Go to where the talented people are and especially to where those people are volunteering...
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Leadership Development: Five Things All Nonprofits Should Know (SSIR)

Leadership Development: Five Things All Nonprofits Should Know (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Why leadership development takes courage but is the best investment a nonprofit can make.
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NGO Movement in Nepal: Experiences and Trends

NGO Movement in Nepal: Experiences and Trends | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Nepal NGOs, Nepali scholars, Telegraph national, NGO Classification, NGO social organization, NGO definition, NGO Conceptualized, Samajik Sewa Ain
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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR)

Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives are not as explicit about their funding models and have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.
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Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change (SSIR)

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.
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A Critical Look at the 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey

A Critical Look at the 2014 State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Last month, the Nonprofit Finance Fund released its annual State of the Nonprofit Sector Survey. The survey -- featuring a user-friendly interactive analyzer and results outreach kit, among other h...
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Can Nonprofit Boards Suffer From Agenda Deficits?

Can Nonprofit Boards Suffer From Agenda Deficits? | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
In a recent study of 772 for-profit and nonprofit directors from around the world, McKinsey & Company found that 25% of the sample assessed their board impact as moderate or low, "... while others reported having a high impact across bo...
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How Billionaires Use Nonprofits to Bypass Governments and Force Their Agendas on Humanity

How Billionaires Use Nonprofits to Bypass Governments and Force Their Agendas on Humanity | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
As wealth becomes concentrated in fewer hands, so does political and social power via foundations and non-profits.
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15 Must-Know Fundraising and Social Media Stats

LinkedIn launched in 2003, Facebook launched in 2004, and Twitter launched in 2006. Now more than a decade into the Social Web, the use of social networks still continues to grow worldwide and will...
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Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits

Must-Read Fundraising and Social Media Reports for Nonprofits | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The reports listed below are just a small sampling of some of the research available to nonprofits on the subjects of online fundraising and social media. The data can be used to help your nonprofit craft a technology and fundraising strategic plan.
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Message from Satyarthi's Nobel: activism must necessarily be anti-establishment : National Interest - India Today

Message from Satyarthi's Nobel: activism must necessarily be anti-establishment : National Interest - India Today | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Message from Satyarthi's Nobel: activism must necessarily be anti-establishment, says Shekhar Gupta
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Nonprofits Profit from a Strong Strategic Principle

Nonprofits Profit from a Strong Strategic Principle | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
For any nonprofit organization, results start with a strong strategic principle—a shared objective about what the organization wants to accomplish
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5 Non-Profit Leaders You Should Know

5 Non-Profit Leaders You Should Know | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
(Photo credit: Global Fund for Women. Musimbi Kanyoro, Jacki Zehner, Hillary Rodham Clinton)There are literally millions of non-profit organizations in the world, and over 1.5 million in the United
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Five Ways to Move from Strategic to Adaptive Philanthropy (SSIR)

Five Ways to Move from Strategic to Adaptive Philanthropy (SSIR) | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Many philanthropists know they need to adapt their strategies in changing times—the question is where to anchor and what to flex.
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A New Frontier for Leadership Development? — Net Impact

A New Frontier for Leadership Development? — Net Impact | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
The nonprofit world has long been thought of as a bastion for the selfless. It’s often seen as the sector to work in if you’re more interested in giving than receiving, because – so the prevailing wisdom goes – there’s not as much profit in it as other sectors, financially or professionally. But according to a new study, that view may change – because smart nonprofits are starting to take leadership development very seriously.
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Government-Nonprofit Contracting Challenges Documented and Solutions Proposed in New Reports

Government-Nonprofit Contracting Challenges Documented and Solutions Proposed in New Reports | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 -- Fixing long-standing issues critical to delivering value for taxpayers, according to National Council of Nonprofits.
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13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas | npENGAGE

13 #npEXPERTS Share their Most Valuable Donor Acquisition & Fundraising Ideas | npENGAGE | Non-Governmental Organizations | Scoop.it
Due to the incredible response we received the last time we brought together leading nonprofit experts to share their best fundraising insights, we decided to
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