Update from Stanford PACS Regarding COVID-19

Thinking of the Stanford PACS community as we grapple with the spread of COVID-19 worldwide; we hope you and your loved ones are safe and well!

Stanford PACS has been following guidance issued by public health experts, local authorities, and Stanford University and doing our part in trying to curb the spread of COVID-19. All staff have been instructed to work remotely until April 7th, or longer if needed, and all events and conferences have been cancelled through May 15th. 

 

 

We are grateful and humbled to be a part of a community that is making extraordinary efforts to support the nonprofit sector and its beneficiaries during these challenging times. Thank you for all that you do. As a research center dedicated to producing and sharing knowledge to strengthen civil society, we are undertaking a series of activities that we hope will contribute to better awareness and action to combat this pandemic. 

In solidarity.

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More information will be shared as the situation develops.

 

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The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (PACS) is a global interdisciplinary research center and publisher of the Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR). Stanford PACS develops and shares knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society, and address societal challenges. By creating a shared space for scholars, students, and practitioners, Stanford PACS informs policy and social innovation, philanthropic investment, and nonprofit practice. 

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[Virtual Event] Legitimizing True Safety

In 2016, the Detroit Police Department rolled out a real-time surveillance program called Project Green Light as a public-private partnership at eight...

June 3rd, 2020

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[Webinar] Book Launch – The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook

A live discussion with contributing authors from the #NonprofitHandbook in how scholars and practitioners can apply and #TeachNonprofit in their...

May 21st, 2020

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[Webinar] Donor Advised Funds and Their Critics

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May 14th, 2020

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Stanford PACS on Social Media

Where is your #NPO on the journey to data maturity? With help from @dgtlimpact, a program of our @DigCivSoc, UK-based @Data_Orchard is rolling out a self-assessment tool designed to empower nonprofits in their decision-making. Learn more from @sianbasker: https://bit.ly/3e5sxi8

In case you missed it, watch the video from our virtual book launch with @stanfordpress and contributing authors and editors of the #NonprofitHandbook on how scholars and practitioners can apply and #TeachNonprofit in their daily practice. https://vimeo.com/421329246

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To advance, educate, and inspire the field of social innovation by seeking out, cultivating, and disseminating the best in research- and practice-based knowledge.
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