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A woman waits with her child in clinic operated by Doctors without Borders in Zamfara | Reuters/Akintunde Akinleye
January 14, 2016
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Want Your Company to Have Impact? Ask These Four Questions

You need more than a good idea to change the world.

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A woman uses a computer in a lounge area | Reuters/Thomas Peter
March 8, 2016
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Nonprofits Are Not Immune From Data Breach Risks

Digital tools bring privacy challenges to social enterprises.
Learn how companies and organizations can become social innovators and contribute to social change around the world.

Latest Stories in Nonprofit

October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
Paul Niehaus founded Give Directly, a nonprofit on a mission to simplify the donation process and connect the donor to recipient.
October 23, 2014
Stanford Social Innovation Review
A Stanford professor says growth is not just about getting bigger.
August 28, 2014
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Serving the Bottom of the Pyramid

Jane Chen, MBA ’08, discusses the vision behind Embrace, a joint social enterprise promoting child and maternal health across the globe.
August 28, 2014
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Susanna Loeb: Don’t Let Data Get in the Driver’s Seat

Stanford GSB professor Susanna Loeb warns against an over-reliance on research in education decision-making and argues for a more nuanced approach that blends data and key practitioner insights.
June 2, 2014
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How Successful Leaders Avoid “Social Good Fatigue”

People who choose to work in the social sector benefit from a sense of mission about their work. But how do social sector leaders sustain their motivation, commitment, and passion over the long haul?
April 29, 2014
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One Unconventional Approach Deserves Another: Funding Social Change Through Private Investment

Jake Harriman,’08, explains how rejecting conventional wisdom about financing a nonprofit helped him turn his vision into a real intervention.
March 20, 2014
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Dale Miller: Choosing a Board Seat, Advice from the Pros

Experienced board members from the Stanford community share their advice for choosing a first time board.
February 27, 2014
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Dale Miller: Why Go Nonprofit?

Dale Miller brings the expertise and experience of Stanford GSB faculty and alumni to consider the question, “Is nonprofit passé or overlooked?”
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.