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- Nonprofits, Innovation, and Performance Measurement: Separating Fact from Fiction (2010)
Listening Post Communiqué #17 | Lester M. Salamon, Stephanie L. Geller, and Kasey L. Mengel.
Describes the record of innovation and performance measurement in the nation’s nonprofit sector as well as what obstacles, if any, stand in the way of even more effective activity in this area. Also see: Report on the Listening Post Project’s Nonprofit Innovations Webinar (2011).
- Reality Testing: An Interview with Lester Salamon (Symphony Magazine, 2009)
Symphony Magazine | February 2009.
This interview with Center Director Lester Salamon from Symphony Magazine January - February 2009, discusses ways that nonprofit organizations can demonstrate their public value in light of increasing scrutiny and dwindling funding opportunities. The Center is grateful to Symphony Magazine for allowing us to post this piece.
- Report on the Listening Post Project’s Nonprofit Innovations Webinar (2011)
Summarizes this online roundtable, which dug more deeply into the results of the Listening Post Project’s 2010 Innovation and Performance Measurement Sounding. Participants identified ways in which organizations can accomplish their goals with several approaches to collaboration—connecting with groups outside of their field, working with foundations that foster collaboration among organizations, and establishing relationships with companies that can donate needed services rather than monetary contributions.
- What Would Google Do? Designing Appropriate Social Impact Measurement Systems (2011)
Community Development Investment Review Vol. 7, Issue 2 | Lester M. Salamon.
Enormous progress is being made in the design of metrics to assess the consequences of social interventions. this article discusses four considerations that could be given greater salience in the design of social impact measurement system. The Center is grateful to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for making this article available.