Capacity Building: Jared Raynor calls for a renewed conversation on the topic
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Capacity Building: Jared Raynor calls for a renewed conversation on the topic

Jared Raynor (@jraynor1) recently published an interesting post on “The Return of Capacity Building” in the Stanford Social Innovation Review.  In this thoughtful piece he reflects on how capacity-building remains a cornerstone in the social science sector. Jared argues: Capacity building—the process of building the systems, structures, and skills organizations need to succeed—is getting left behind, … Continue reading

Non-Profit Organizations – Think Business Model Before You Sink
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Non-Profit Organizations – Think Business Model Before You Sink

By Charles Lusthaus and Mariane Arsenault About a year ago, the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) asked Universalia to help them explore alternative ways of thinking about resource mobilization for think tanks in developing countries. In recent years, resource mobilization has become a huge challenge for non-profit research institutions, as funding has decreased while competition … Continue reading