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The Language of nonprofits includes phrases like "human rights," "efficiency," "social capital," "global health," "catalyst," "social change," "outcomes," "survey," "leadership," "democracy", and "data."
July 2, 2015
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Walter W. Powell: The Language of Nonprofits is Changing

As charitable organizations collaborate more with businesses, their vocabulary transforms.

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Mother helps daughter with homework during breakfast
August 21, 2015
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An Organization Builds a Technological Bridge Between Parents and Teachers

An innovator looks outside the classroom to reduce the educational achievement gap.

Latest Stories in Nonprofit

October 14, 2013
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Jason Rosenthal: Going Against the Grain

A serial entrepreneur explains why he takes on huge markets with disruptive approaches.
September 25, 2013
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Research: Can Money Buy Happiness?

In his quarterly column, Francis J. Flynn looks at research that examines how to spend your way to a more satisfying life.
June 21, 2013
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Laura Weidman Powers: Opening Doors for Minorities in Technology

Just one in 14 tech employees in Silicon Valley is black or Latino. Code2040 is working to change that.
May 20, 2013
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David and Stephanie Dodson: Making Nutrition Their Business

Project Healthy Children works with governments and manufacturers to bring fortified foods to people at risk.
May 7, 2013
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Jessica Jackley: Stories of Poverty and Entrepreneurship

The cofounder of a microlending outfit says entrepreneurs need to “wake up each day and say, ‘Now what?’”
February 19, 2013
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Frank Flynn: Giving the Gift of Our Time to Others

What spurs people to do something on behalf of someone else? This quarter’s column explores giving the gift of our time to others.
October 24, 2012
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Jeff Skoll’s Philanthropy Focuses on World’s Biggest Challenges

Jeff Skoll, one of only 20 people who’ve ever given away $1 billion, hopes to engage everyone in the planet’s survival by leveraging the power of Hollywood.
September 25, 2012
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Solving the Problem of School Bandwidth

How to increase access to high-speed networks, and finally make digital learning in public schools a reality.
June 6, 2012
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Big Business in Bhutan: How the Humble Hazelnut Could Help Bhutan

Stanford graduates Daniel Spitzer and Justin Finnegan aim to help Bhutan farmers boost their income by growing hazelnuts.
May 29, 2012
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Innovation: Using Paralegals for Grassroots Justice

Nonprofit Namati brings legal resources to countries around the world that are short on courts and lawyers.