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Following | January 26, 2017

Constancy and Thoughtful Realignment

The new era in Washington, Kresge Foundation President Rip Rapson argues in Stanford Social Innovation Review, is a clarion call for audacious new mechanisms in social investing.

via ssir.org

Following | Communities In Schools, Nurse-Family Partnership | January 11, 2017

How Do You Keep Kids in School? Ask a Former Dropout.

At age 76, CIS founder Bill Milliken, himself a high school dropout, reflects in Arlington Magazine on the nonprofit’s evolution from a tenement in Harlem into a national network—and educational philosophy.

via www.arlingtonmagazine.com

Following | Youth Villages | January 11, 2017

Moving From Pass/Fail to Continuous Progress

Youth Villages founder and CEO Pat Lawler describes in Stanford Social Innovation Review how rigorous evaluation encouraged the organization to redefine success.

via ssir.org

Following | Nurse-Family Partnership | December 22, 2016

Listening to Beneficiaries Helps Nonprofits Learn What Doesn’t Work

The Ford Foundation’s Hilary Pennington and Hewlett’s Fay Twersky describe in The Chronicle of Philanthropy the contributions of NFP and the Fund for Shared Insight to “a movement gaining ground in philanthropy: the feedback movement.”

via www.philanthropy.com

Following | Evidence and Evaluation | December 15, 2016

Results for America Selects Nonprofit Fellows

Eight of 15 nonprofit CEOs awarded fellowships for their commitment to evidence-based programs and policies lead current or former EMCF grantees.

via results4america.org