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Three guiding principles for foundations contemplating a more-ambitious and impactful communications strategy. More from our series with @The Communications Network. #MoveIdeas
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It's almost International Women's Day; here are 10 articles and blog posts from SSIR archives with breakthrough ideas and new perspectives on women and gender.
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"As social initiatives get more complex and strategies become more emergent, we need to open up conversation about what it would take for evaluation to continue be relevant and useful."
A new brief offers guidance and tools to support the evaluation of complex programs when traditional evaluation won’t suffice.
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Social enterprises can help build stability in countries facing political crises by addressing root causes of civilian discontent.
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There are many opportunities to include the unique talents of individuals with disabilities in creating business value.
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There is a lot of untapped potential in would-be entrepreneurs in developing countries. But they can’t afford to “fail fast, fail often.” 
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By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals. 
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Charles Schwab Foundation and Boys & Girls Club of America have teamed up to ensure lasting social impact by bringing financial literacy to youth.
A financial literacy program created by the Charles Schwab Foundation and the Boys and Girls Clubs of America has reached a half million teens.
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A "one-size-fits-all" approach to leadership doesn't cut it. Here's a customized playlist approach. #TalentMatters
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A new book excerpt from WINNING MARRIAGE by Marc Solomon: how same-sex couples took on politicians and pundits, and won.
The inside story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits - and won.
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A look at Central Asia Institute’s decision to continue working with co-founder Greg Mortenson despite controversy. 
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Adaptive philanthropy is crucial to sustaining a long-lasting nonprofit. Linked Learning shows us how adaptation has been integral to empowering the youth of California through education reform backed by constant research and change in strategy.
One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.
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Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) is an award-winning magazine and website that covers cross-sector solutions to global problems. SSIR is written for and by social change leaders in the nonprofit, business, and government sectors who view collaboration as key to solving environmental, social, and economic justice issues.

Published at the Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, SSIR bridges academic theory and practice with ideas about achieving social change. It covers a wide range of subjects, from microfinance and green business to social networks and human rights.

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cohosts the annual Nonprofit Management Institute with the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) each fall. SSIR also hosts webinars on important, cutting-edge topics in the field of social change through its SSIR Live! series.

SSIR aims to inform and inspire leaders of social change.