1. MC MaL | Innovation and Problem Solving Resources

    This April, EPIP is highlighting the Measuring a Leader Innovation and Problem Solving Skills. Social change leaders: Think unconventionally while inspiring others to as well Solicit diverse perspectives to aid problem solving Analyze problems, create solutions and solve problems quickly Integrate new technology and data analysis into problem solving And can be demonstrated...

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  2. Building Community Capacity – A Role for a Modern Philanthropic Sector

    This guest post was authored by Ryan Ginard. Ryan works for The San Diego Foundation, where he builds capacity for the Malin Burnham San Diego Center for Civic Engagement through the Civic Leadership Fund, and supports the development and implementation of the Legacy League and Nonprofit Planned Giving Partnership program. Ryan...

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  3. Technology and Social Change: An interview with Beth Kanter

    In this interview, Beth Kanter provides readers with an opportunity to gain leadership lessons from a career that she has been passionate about for twenty years.  Helping nonprofits make effective use of technology, Beth also shares best practices for nonprofits to consider. 1.  Could you provide a brief professional description...

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  4. The Un-Survey: An Interview with Ford Foundation’s Bob Pullin on Digital Innovation

    We interviewed Bob Pullin, Chief of Digital Engagement with the Ford Foundation, to learn more about their new, innovative Un-Survey and the thinking and technology behind it. 1. Please provide a brief professional description of yourself. I’m responsible for digital engagement for the Ford Foundation, focused on using technology to help...

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  5. Webinar recap – Strengthening Nonprofit-Funder Partnerships

    May 21, 2014 EPIP Webinar: Strengthening Nonprofit-Funder Partnerships This session featured speaker Christine Reeves, Senior Field Associate of the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP). Christine led us through an engaging webinar in which she discussed various ways to address the imbalance of power between funders and nonprofits (as well as...

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  6. The Need for Impact Investing

    May 29, 2014 | 6-7:30 pm | Sign up now! The U.S. philanthropic sector pays out about $47 billion per year in grants (Foundation Center Data, 2011). Most foundations are only granting 5% of their total assets. What about the remaining 95%? Foundations invest 19 times more dollars in investments...

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  7. Voices from the Field: An Interview with Packard Foundation CEO, Carol Larson

    In an effort to help EPIP members gain value from the experience of professionals in the field, EPIP has started a new interview series. Blog readers will be able to learn valuable lessons from leaders in the field. The third interview in this series is with Carol Larson, President and...

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  8. Voices from the Field: An Interview with Johanna Morariu

    In an effort to help EPIP members gain value from the experience of professionals in the field, EPIP has started a new interview series. Blog readers will be able to learn valuable lessons from leaders in the field. The second interview in this series is with Johanna Morariu. Johanna is...

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