School-based health centers (SBHC), like my office example above, make it much easier for students to get primary healthcare. SBHCs bring care to where the students are with the goal of removing barriers to healthcare access. They are particularly important in communities that lack primary care providers or have a large number of low income, uninsured or underinsured children or adolescents.
A new Donor Experience guide is out from Crown Philanthropic Solutions. While it is written for community foundations and others providing giving platforms, the useful tips apply to all fundraisers. This article offers some recommendations.
But a new funding mechanism—social impact bonds (SIBs)—may offer an innovative means of harnessing private capital to achieve measurable gains on some of the most persistent social ills. Weiner professor of public policy Jeffrey Liebman is spearheading an effort at Harvard Kennedy School to accelerate their adoption.
Network for Good created the Digital Giving Index to provide insights on charitable giving for nonprofits seeking to strengthen relationships with donors and companies seeking to engage with consumers and employees. The Digital Giving Index examines giving behavior across Network for Good's online donation platform. This Index builds on data and observations from The Online Giving Study, created in 2010, and is updated regularly to provide snapshots of the state of online giving.
Part of the business case for publishing a corporate social responsibility (CSR) report is to improve transparency, enabling stakeholders to better understand a business and how it positively affects employees, customers and communities while delivering shareholder value.
Philanthropists used to donate medicine or money for treatment of malaria overseas but today they're working to cure the disease for good.