Impact

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Soundbites: Mapping Data To Outcomes

Maggie McCullough of PolicyMap discusses how organizations and individuals can use data to understand their impact on a community level.

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Soundbites: The Metrics That Matter in Housing Development

Maggie Grieve of Success Measures discusses a collaborative approach to building powerful metrics and serving more than 600 community-based organizations.

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Thinking On: Why Impact Investing Wins the Prisoner's Dilemma

Ian Magee applies the classic game theory problem to the world of responsible investing and finds it's better to cooperate than to take advantage of each other.

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Field Notes: Would Your Charity Jump Into the Shark Tank?

The Council on Foundations drew ire from nonprofits when it planned a “Shark Tank"- style grant competition.

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Field Notes: Opportunities for the Unemployed

A report by the Council on Foreign Relations compares worker’s support programs in the United States to the rest of the G7 countries.

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Field Notes: Dismal Wage Growth

Research from the Economic Policy Institute points to potential causes of wage stagnation and the resulting economic inequality.

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Field Notes: The Delivery Gap in Public Services

A series of reports on poverty in New York City captures the shortcomings of public services in fully addressing the needs of disadvantaged populations.

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Field Notes: Investing Against Income Inequality

A recent study from Cornerstone Capital provides an analysis of income inequality and considerations for socially conscious investors.

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Field Notes: Report on Private Foundations Trends

Foundation Source has released a report looking at foundation investments during and since the Great Recession.

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Field Notes: Misaligned University Investments

Heron’s Chair Buzz Schmidt comments on university endowments and divesting in response to a recent article.