This groundbreaking book shows nonprofits a new way of operating in our increasingly connected world: a networked approach enabled by social technologies, where connections are leveraged to increase impact in effective ways that drive change for the betterment of our
Paper outlines four principles that comprise the network mindset, illustrates the principles with a range of examples of networks that have achieved real results, and offers practical questions and recommendations to help grantmakers achieve the benefits and avoid common pitfalls of
This report explores the experiences of funders committed to supporting advocacy efforts. The report provides about the wide spectrum of advocacy activities funders can support, including: Research and Dissemination; Raising Awareness; Community Organising; Grassroots Mobilisation; Building Capacity; Policy Development; Lobbying;
This handbook provides the growing number of people who are developing networks for social change with practical advice based on the experiences of network builders, case studies of networks small and large, local and international, and emerging scientific knowledge about
This paper investigates building sustainable communities through improving their connectivity – internally and externally – using network ties to create economic opportunities.
First chapter in a comprehensive text book on all phases of the public policy process, with an emphasis on integration of theory and practical application. This widely-used text sets the balance and fills the gap between theory and practice in
This report outlines lessons learned from USAID’s Implementing Policy Change project, analyzing the benefits of its strategic management process and exploring how to combine outside and indigenous resources.