1. Collaboration: problems solved in partnership between nonprofits government and business. 2. Capacity Building: a growing acknowledgement by both funders and nonprofits for the need to invest in intellectual capital, training, marketing infrastructure to build sustainable organizations. 3. The Leadership Gap: the nonprofit sector must address the growing vacancies left by retiring nonprofit executives and [...]
In the recent issue of Good magazine, Iqbal Quadir, the founder of Grameenphone, and Nicholas Negroponte, the founder of One Laptop per Child, debate the merits of these specific technologies in the developing world.
The population is aging at a rate faster than anyone had anticipated. In less than three decades from now, the number of people globally under the ages of five years and those above the age of 65 will criss-cross. That means that there will be more elderly people around than younger ones. Projecting another 30 [...]
Lessons in Measuring the Success of Drug Rehabilitation Programs The trend toward accountability in the nonprofit sector and the resulting need for performance evaluation is a problem facing the substance-abuse treatment sector, according to an article in The New York Times on Dec. 22, 2008. The article explores the concept that few rehabilitation programs have [...]
NEWS FROM GRANTMAKERS FOR EFFECTIVE ORGANIZATIONS Most foundations are not making changes they and their grantees say are essential to supporting nonprofit success, but there is evidence of a gradual shift to more nonprofit friendly grantmaking practices, according to a new survey from Grantmakers for Effective Organizations. The research, conducted by Harder+Company Community Research, was the [...]