On the web the week of Aug. 19, 2013:
An overview of using systems thinking to solve social problems.
Nonprofits and Branding — A Paradigm Shift
Many nonprofits use their brands primarily as a fundraising tool, but a growing number of nonprofits are developing a broader and more strategic approach, managing their brands to create greater social impact and tighter organizational cohesion attempting to act as catalysts of change in the world.
The Grantmaking School instructor, Caroline Altman Smith, talks about communication and relationships between program officers and grantees in a guest post on the Center for Effective Philanthropy blog.
Interesting perspective on using data to change behavior.
Take part in a survey about professional development needs of nonprofit and philanthropy professionals.
Council on Foundations’ CEO Vikki Spruill, on why charitable giving is much more than just a tax deduction.