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Back to School: Eastside Prep Adapts to New Crises with Back-To-Basics Leadership

Eastside Prep, a high-performing nonprofit organization that equips disadvantaged students to thrive, is nimbly reckoning with the Covid-19 crisis, the struggle for racial justice, and other outsized challenges.

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For Friends of the Children, Black Lives Matter Is More Than a “Moment”

Friends of the Children, a high-performing nonprofit that works with disadvantaged youth across the United States, has turned its statement of support for the Black community into a program of real-world change.

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Turning Our Education Crisis into Opportunity: Lessons from High-Performing Nonprofits

Two exceptional nonprofits, Pratham and CAMFED, are turning the Covid-19 crisis into an opportunity to improve service delivery and access to education for students in India and Africa.

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Fight by Focusing: As Coronavirus Spreads, Lessons from Last Mile Health

Even amid crises, high-performing nonprofits like Last Mile Health thrive by adhering to a clear, focused mission—and by resisting the temptation to be all things to all stakeholders.

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Pay-It-Forward Scaling: A Powerful New Approach Exemplified by CAMFED

Nonprofits today are under pressure to scale their impact by finding new sources of revenue and by expanding their pipeline of future leaders. CAMFED demonstrates the power of “pay-it-forward scaling” to achieve those goals.

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The Next Frontier: Leveraging the Nobel Prize to Shape the Future

Leaders from Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) discuss the pressing challenge of climate change, the opportunity to leverage digital data for social impact, and the importance of strong leadership.

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2019 Nobel Prize Recipient, Abhijit Banerjee, Reflects on Leadership in the Social Sector

A Nobel laureate discusses his vision for alleviating global poverty, his hopes for the future of data-driven evaluation, his views on forming strong professional relationships, and his sources of personal inspiration.

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Driving Nonprofit Impact with Dollars, Choices

By voting with their checkbooks, donors can encourage nonprofit organizations to overcome core leadership and management challenges. In that way, they hold the power to make the nonprofit sector much more effective.

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How Well Does Your Nonprofit Board Measure Up?

Behind every effective nonprofit organization is an effective board of directors. Many boards fall short of that standard. But tools are available to help board members improve their performance—and the performance of their organization.

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