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The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Does Philanthropy Really Want Entrepreneurs? Maybe Not

The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Does Philanthropy Really Want Entrepreneurs? Maybe Not | Social Sector | Scoop.it
In the Philanthropy Buzzword Hall of Fame, “Entrepreneurship” and “Innovation” each have their own separate shrines. But do the funders who trumpet these concepts really understand them?
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The Mystery of Steve Jobs's Public Giving

The Mystery of Steve Jobs's Public Giving | Social Sector | Scoop.it
The co-founder of Apple, who stepped down as chief executive last week, has focused on his work and family, not philanthropy.
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Civil society volunteering patterns in Africa

Civil society volunteering patterns in Africa | Social Sector | Scoop.it
CIVICUS Alliance for Citizen Participation (Volunteering rates are a sign of engagement - see report from Civicus on volunteering in Africa http://t.co/V2MnR3Re...)...
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Mark Levin - The Civil Society Is Crumbling

Mark Levin - The Civil Society Is Crumbling (Check this video out -- Mark Levin - The Civil Society Is Crumbling http://t.co/OMC4Vntw via @youtube...)...
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Steve Jobs and Philanthropy - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Steve Jobs and Philanthropy - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Social Sector | Scoop.it
Steve Jobs and Philanthropy http://t.co/erv85QC9 via @zite...
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Multinational civil society « Find What Works

The domestic US nonprofit sector is well ahead of international development in this regard. You'll often hear reference to the “social sector” or the “mission-driven sector”.
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Joining Together to Build Momentum in Social Justice Philanthropy — The San Francisco Foundation

Joining Together to Build Momentum in Social Justice Philanthropy — The San Francisco Foundation | Social Sector | Scoop.it
We've joined with the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, and our partners in social change philanthropy, to build momentum for effective and strategic giving that leads to positive and lasting social change.
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Social Innovation | McKinsey on Society

Social Innovation | McKinsey on Society | Social Sector | Scoop.it
For McKinsey & Company's latest insights on Social Innovation, visit McKinsey on Society, the online publication of McKinsey's Social Sector Office.
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Council of the ... - Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies

Council of the ... - Johns Hopkins Center for Civil Society Studies | Social Sector | Scoop.it
The Conclusions offer civil society and volunteering groups yet another powerful tool for encouraging statistics officials to consider implementing the ILO Manual and measuring volunteering at the national level.
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The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Starbucks Announces Two Social Change Philanthropy Initiatives

The Nonprofit Quarterly | @npquarterly | Starbucks Announces Two Social Change Philanthropy Initiatives | Social Sector | Scoop.it
Starbucks is announcing two new philanthropic initiatives that appear to put the ubiquitous coffee shop in forthright support of social-change nonprofits. Is Starbucks now carving a new path for corpo (Interesting...
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Taking Design Thinking to the Nonprofit World - Mission: Innovation - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

Taking Design Thinking to the Nonprofit World - Mission: Innovation - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas | Social Sector | Scoop.it
RT @OpenIDEO brings Design Thinking to the Nonprofit World RT @Philanthropy http://t.co/aKZXQP1j... http://t.co/wrjumZ4V #designthinking...
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Ten for Ten: Philanthropy from 2010-2020 (December 20, 2010) | Opinion Blog | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Earlier this year, I took a look back at my decade of predictions, 1999-2009. You can find that online here.
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In Mexico, Civil Society Asserts Itself Through Social Media

In Mexico, Civil Society Asserts Itself Through Social Media | Social Sector | Scoop.it
“Mexico – After more than four years of being passive spectators as government forces have battled the drug cartels, Mexicans are using social media to take back their nation’s civil society.
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