A pile of blankets to be given away | Reuters / Adrees Latif
March 7, 2017

Advice to Future Philanthropists: Follow Your Heart but Let Your Brain Drive

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen says giving is about more than just writing checks.


Three blind students lead one another | Dave Power | Courtesy of the Perkins School for the Blind
December 6, 2016

Bringing a Business Mindset to Educating Visually Impaired Students

The country’s oldest school for blind students turns to mobile apps, online courses, and driverless cars.
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June 20, 2011

Frank Flynn: Those with Less Give More

Frank Flynn explores research showing that the most generous, trusting, and helpful people are not those with more money, but, rather, those with less.
April 20, 2011

Nonprofit Initiative Mentors Women Entrepreneurs In Emerging Markets

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women program is helping women in 22 countries in the developing world start and grow businesses.
April 13, 2011

Tom Steyer: The Jolly Green Banker

Banker and philanthropist Tom Steyer, MBA ’83, is fighting to convince politicians and CEOs that going green isn’t a sacrifice, it’s an opportunity.
January 31, 2011

Desegregating Advanced Placement Courses

Social Innovation fellow recruits potential achievers who are often overlooked.
January 1, 2011

Frank Flynn: Pay What You Want Pricing and Charitable Giving

Creating opportunities for “shared social responsibility” — among companies, charities, and customers — will stimulate prosocial behavior.
January 1, 2011

Nonprofits Must Change as Old Funding Models Decline

Particularly older organizations, such as Goodwill Industries, need to innovate to survive, nonprofit leaders told a Stanford GSB audience.
November 1, 2010

Frank Flynn: Getting People to Give — And Give Generously

This quarter’s column looks at how charities get people to give — and give generously.
April 1, 2010

Jonathan Reckford: Success Comes from Following My Faith and My Heart

Why the CEO of Habitat for Humanity left corporate leadership to lead the global nonprofit.
March 6, 2010

Small Steps, Big Leaps Briefing: The Science of Getting People to Do the Right Thing

The Center for Social Innovation conference showcased how to use gentle nudges, subtle tweaks, and quiet prompts to summon better behavior.
March 1, 2010

Can Oil Filters Improve Health Care?

Motorcycles can be a key to effective health care for millions of people across Africa.