Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work

“To achieve workplace equality, we need to redesign organizations — not the women who work in them,” former Stanford PACS Ph.D fellow, Priya Fielding-Singh, and...

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Spotlight Series: Claire Dunning

Claire Dunning recently completed her postdoctoral fellowship, studying how and why small nonprofit organizations are at the forefront of American antipoverty movements.

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Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos Receive ONE Book Award from AOM

Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos, co-authors of Innovation and Scaling for Impact: How Effective Social Enterprises Do It, receive the ONE Book Award from the Academy of...

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Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better – By Rob Reich

Just Giving: Why Philanthropy Is Failing Democracy and How It Can Do Better investigates the ethical and political dimensions of philanthropy and considers how giving might...

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October 1 Book Launch Event – Money Well Spent

On October 1, 2018, join Stanford PACS and co-authors Paul Brest and Hal Harvey as they sit down with Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen to discuss the second...

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Welcome New PhD Fellows

Each year, Stanford PACS awards up to five fellowships to PhD students pursuing research to advance the study of civil society organizations and the role...

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Upcoming Events

Philanthropy in East Asia

Philanthropy in China has grown exponentially in the past decade, bringing with it a rush of international interest and engagement...

October 8th, 2018

Stanford Humanities Center

Book Launch – Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy

Money Well Spent: A Strategic Plan for Smart Philanthropy  Interview with co-authors Paul Brest and Hal Harvey Moderated by Laura...

October 1st, 2018

SIEPR Conference Center - John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn Building

Stanford PACS on Social Media

Paul Brest and @hal_harvey reflect on the changing intellectual currents among philanthropists and philanthropic organizations, and share their hope for the future of #philanthropy. Read the @HistPhil post https://t.co/nScoltM9It and buy their book https://t.co/8z3ZooBGVo

A problem with #philanthropy is that it’s “looking for the magic bullet” packaged in proposals from charismatic leaders. Instead, suggests @claybornecarson, find community organizations already producing successful change and “give money without a proposal.” #SSIRInstitute

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Why Women Stay Out of the Spotlight at Work

“To achieve workplace equality, we need to redesign organizations — not the women who work in them,” former Stanford PACS...

Spotlight Series: Claire Dunning

Claire Dunning recently completed her postdoctoral fellowship, studying how and why small nonprofit organizations are at the forefront of American...

Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos Receive ONE Book Award from AOM

Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos, co-authors of Innovation and Scaling for Impact: How Effective Social Enterprises Do It, receive the ONE Book...

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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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About Stanford PACS

The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) develops and shares knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society and effect social change. Stanford PACS connects students, scholars and practitioners and publishes the preeminent journal Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR).

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