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When I was a Partner at The Boston Consulting Group, I participated in the Strategy Institute. A small group of partners and leading academics would come together several times a year to advance thinking about strategy – what it is, how it is conducted, and what makes it successful. We agreed that the ability to enter into a state of unknowing was critical to great strategy. While it was important to gather facts, analyze data, creat...
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Giving Report Shows Growth, But Not for Everyone http://ow.ly/Y4F5V #philanthropy #nonprofit
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Does your nonprofit make any of these 5 fundraising mistakes? http://ow.ly/XWwBc #philanthropy
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From tackling poverty, to the leadership of Black Lives Matter, to technology in the new year, to using social media to stop ISIS, to advice for Charity Navigator, January was an interesting month in social change. http://www.socialvelocity.net/2016/02/10-great-social-innovation-reads-jan-2016/
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Because "we can’t expect to create big change w/ spare change" ECMF announces $1B nonprofit growth fund http://www.emcf.org/news-perspectives/story/announcing-blue-meridian-partners-and-more-1/
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Why Funding Overhead is Not the Real Issue: http://ow.ly/XATBp #nonprofit #philanthropy
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How can networks strengthen social change efforts? Read the interview with Anna Muoio: http://ow.ly/Y7zGZ #socent
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The Chorus Foundation's Radical Philanthropy - Inside Philanthropy http://www.insidephilanthropy.com/home/2016/2/2/the-chorus-foundations-radical-philanthropy.html
Farhad Ebrahimi would like to see philanthropy as we know it, and the inequality that created i...
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A Billion Dollar Bet For Kids: Welcoming The Revolutionary Blue Meridian Partners http://ow.ly/XTp2J #nonprofit #philanthropy
A high-wattage new donor partnership called Blue Meridian Partners just announced that it will invest at least $1 billion in US nonprofits focused on economically disadvantaged youth. It will be making $100M+ big bets and is itself one of the biggest big bets in recent history—can it pave the way toward a new and more effective way of giving?
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The three women who co-founded #BlackLivesMatter are all #nonprofit leaders. https://t.co/XxChUeGPud https://t.co/udFJXRphmo
Thanks to Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi, Black Lives Matter became much more than a media slogan; it’s an organizing mantra, a principle, and vision for change that ignited an impressive wave of activism among young people.
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What do you think? Should a board raise 10% of a nonprofit's budget? Join the debate: http://ow.ly/XDqqb #fundraising
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How the nonprofit Freedom to Marry used #socialmedia to win, an interview with @dmcrawford http://ow.ly/XmmJt #socent
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A management consulting firm helping nonprofits grow and become financially sustainable
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Social Velocity is a management consulting firm that helps nonprofits articulate their value, strengthen the organization, develop a groundbreaking board, chart a strategic direction and attract more support.