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Illustration of a small building being placed next to taller and taller buildings.  Illustration of a small building being placed next to taller and taller buildings. | Illustration by Stefani Billings
April 13, 2016
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How One Social Enterprise Is Scaling Faster Than The Rest

Growing an organization is not a one-size-fits-all proposition.

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March 8, 2016
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Nonprofits Are Not Immune From Data Breach Risks

Digital tools bring privacy challenges to social enterprises.
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Latest Stories in Nonprofit

April 13, 2011
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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
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Desegregating Advanced Placement Courses

Social Innovation fellow recruits potential achievers who are often overlooked.
January 1, 2011
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Can Oil Filters Improve Health Care?

Motorcycles can be a key to effective health care for millions of people across Africa.
February 9, 2010
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Peter Gleick: The Real Cost of Water We Use

The Pacific Institute leader says California is reaching a point where water used on crops costs more in ecological damage than it provides benefits.
February 1, 2010
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What Happens When Consumers Stereotype Nonprofits and For-profits?

How we perceive for-profit and not-for-profit organizations can affect how both groups do business.