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The Best-Kept Secret: A Strategic ‘Pivot’

The Best-Kept Secret: A Strategic ‘Pivot’

Sarah Kornhauser  |  January 10, 2020

"Pivoting" — a shift in strategy that helps an organization achieve its desired impact — is crucial for nonprofits that want to succeed over the long-term, writes Kornahuser, but it should emerge from a clear understanding of what is working and what is not....

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Connections

Advancing Social Change Through Movement Building, One Relationship at a Time
January 20, 2020
General operating support is the most strategic and effective form of funding foundations can provide to nonprofits, a case study report from the Marguerite Casey Foundation argues. The report, Advancing Social Change Through Movement Building, One Relationship at a Time (47 pages, PDF), examined the impact of the general operating support and...
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5 Questions for…

Bill Cummings, Co-Founder and President, Cummings Foundation

Bill Cummings, Co-Founder and President, Cummings Foundation

October 25, 2019

PND spoke with Cummings about his journey from entrepreneur to philanthropist, the evolution of the foundation's $100k for 100 program,  and the impact of the Giving Pledge on his thinking about and approach to philanthropy....

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Newsmakers

Mark Zuckerman, President, The Century Foundation
June 5, 2019

PND spoke with Zuckerman about changes in the way TCF approaches its work, the organization's efforts to advance a progressive policy agenda, and the meaning of the 2018 midterm elections....

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NPO Spotlight

INCLUDEnyc

INCLUDEnyc

January 7, 2020

INCLUDEnyc is a leading provider of information and training related to educational, employment, and independent living opportunities for young people with disabilities in New York City and the professionals who support them....

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On the Web

Climate Safe Neighborhoods
January 15, 2020

Through its Trusts initiative, Groundwork USA explores the relationship between historical race-based housing segregation and the current and predicted impacts of climate change....

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