Producing new innovations and spreading successful innovations are two quite different things. The social sector is good at the former but not the latter. The recently selected SIF intermediaries can help fix that if they make larger grants to fewer nonprofits.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Sunday, August 22, 2010
Friday, August 20, 2010
Let me see if I have this right. SIF is "becoming one of the most important efforts to stimulate social change in recent history," its selection process was conducted in record time and resulted in choosing 11 of "the very best organizations in the country," with "no pressure" to favor any applicants, using "perfectly appropriate" criteria. As a fellow SIF reviewer, I agree.