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The Innovation Lab Insight Centre
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The Innovation Lab Insight Centre

The innovation Lab Insight Centre is a joint project between The Brisdgespan Group and the Rockefeller FoundationFocussing on Labs for Systems Chang…
5 November 2014The Brisdgespan Group and the Rockefeller Foundation
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Taking Charge of Scaling Well
Capacity Building

Taking Charge of Scaling Well

What does it mean to scale well? UK-based Shared Assets aimed to answer this question through their research project starting in October 2013. Usi…
7 October 2014Shared Assets
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Are we really making a difference? Lessons from Nesta’s Innovation Lab
Capacity Building

Are we really making a difference? Lessons from Nesta’s Innovation Lab

This article originally appeared in Issue 7 of Social Space.Are we really making a difference?Public and social innovation labs have become very fas…
30 September 2014Nesta
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Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations
Capacity Building

Making it Big: Strategies for scaling social innovations

This Nesta report Making it Big: Strategies for Scaling Social Innovations aims to help social innovators consider the best options for scaling up t…
15 July 2014Madeleine Gabriel at Nesta
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2014 Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Grant Competition
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2014 Social Innovation Fund Pay for Success Grant Competition

The Social Innovation Fund recently launched a Pay-for-Success Grant Competition to extend the reach and impact of PFS projects in low-income commun…
7 July 2014Social Innovation Fund
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Consider the ‘B Corp’: For many, innovation isn’t about the money
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Consider the ‘B Corp’: For many, innovation isn’t about the money

This article was originally published on Miami Herald. By Nancy Dahlberg Businesses with a social entrepreneurial mission often struggle with selec…
7 July 2014Nancy Dahlberg
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Could Holding Companies Help Social Enterprise Scale Up?
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Could Holding Companies Help Social Enterprise Scale Up?

By Travis Hollingsworth The gulf between the typical size of social enterprises and conventional businesses is often framed in David-versus-Goliath…
7 July 2014Travis Hollingsworth
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The Rise of Design Philanthropy
Design

The Rise of Design Philanthropy

By John Cary During my seven-year tenure directing San Francisco-based nonprofit Public Architecture, I regularly found myself in foundation offices…
7 July 2014John Cary
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The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world
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The teams and funds making innovation happen in governments around the world

Nesta and Bloomberg Philanthropies have published the i-teams report to explore in-depth twenty innovation teams and funds from around the world. We…
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30 June 2014Ruth Puttick, Peter Baeck & Philip Colligan
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The Inventive Foundation
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The Inventive Foundation

In recent decades the dominant assumption among foundations has been that the main role of foundations is grant-making, supporting existing organisa…
23 June 2014Diana Leat
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