Digging a well in a poor country is easy. Making sure that the water keeps flowing for years is much tougher. My latest story for Nonprofit Chronicles looks at water charities and their impact. Which is most effective?
In my latest post for Nonprofit Chronicles, I talk with Jacob Harold of Guidestar about the overhead myth, and about how Guidestar would like to become the Bloomberg information hub for the social sector.
My new blogposts asks NGOs like WWF, The Nature Conservancy and Environmental Defense Fund to recommend that the corporate partners support climate regulation in Washington. As things stand now, conservative lobbies like the US Chamber of Commerce can claim to speak for all of big business.
Nonprofit organizations typically spend two percent or less of their budget on measuring their performance, a new survey finds. If they want to become better at what they do, that's probably not enough. My latest for Nonprofit Chronicles.
Incremental change is easy; transformation, not so much. In my new story for Nonprofit Chronicles, I write about KaBOOM!, a thriving nonprofit that builds playgrounds for poor kids and now wants to step up its game.