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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

August 1, 2009
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Foster a More "Giving" Identity to Rouse Donors and Volunteers

A study looks at the relationship between self-image and charitable giving.
September 1, 2008
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Should Charities Ask for Time Before Money?

A new study shows that asking potential donors to make an emotional connection first can ultimately lead to greater financial giving.
March 1, 2008
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American Symphonies Often Spend More Than They Earn

A scholar's research suggests that a best-practices review including cost-cutting measures would help.
March 1, 2008
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Changing Recruitment Opens More Boards to Women

Stanford GSB graduates at Women's Initiative Network (WIN) encourage women to join boards and expand their networks.
September 1, 2007
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A Brand Is a Promise to a Customer

A strong brand personality can help nonprofits attract more support for their mission.
June 27, 2007
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To Increase Charitable Donations, Appeal to the Heart, Not the Head

A study explores what makes people more likely to be generous.
June 1, 2007
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Who Is Paying for Uninsured Medical Patients?

A scholar says the costs of caring for uninsured or indigent patients don't impose a heavy burden on private health care costs.