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Digital Impact Idea Board

November 5th, 2019

Software and Tech Values-based CRM with best practice security safeguards Pooled customer approach to software and negotiation with big companies Democratizing technology access for CSOs Design tools for all/most potential users of technology and data co-owners (i.e. non-tech natives) De-identification of data Pressure on commercial providers and data sources to...

A Few Thoughts on Regulatory Sandboxes

August 23rd, 2019

By Dan Quan, Adjunct Scholar, Center for Monetary and Financial Alternatives, Cato Institute  Regulatory sandboxes are no longer a new or exotic concept. The UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is credited with creating the first formal regulatory sandbox and propagating the concept throughout the world.  Although there is no consensus...

Research Assistant – Digital Civil Society Lab

May 1st, 2019

Term: Approximately May through September 2019. Exact start and end dates are negotiable. Hours: Approximately 10 hours per week during Spring quarter; 40 hours per week during Summer quarter Pay rate: $18/hour   Overview People today use their resources to make change in a variety of ways – including charitable...

Innovating Philanthropy

November 14th, 2017

Innovating Philanthropy A new generation of wealth is making a difference using powerful technology, inventing new financial models to better leverage capital, and rigorously focusing on getting proven results. By Kathleen Kelly Janus Nov. 1, 2017 This article was originally published on Stanford Social Innovation Review’s website, ssir.org, on November 1, 2017....

Globalizing Philanthropy

November 14th, 2017

Globalizing Philanthropy By Eric Nee Nov 3, 2017 This article was originally published on Stanford Social Innovation Review’s website, ssir.org, on November 3, 2017. At a time of rising nationalism and cutbacks in foreign aid in countries around the world, philanthropists play a critical role, not just in providing money, but in...

Event Planner – Stanford PACS and SSIR

November 10th, 2017

Event Planner – Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society/Stanford Social Innovation Review This is an hourly 100% FTE temporary position – approximately: November 15, 2017 – May 31, 2018, with two weeks off between December 22 and January 8, 2018. Note: Not all unique aspects of the job are...

Directions to Paul Brest Hall

September 26th, 2016

Paul Brest Hall is located at 555 Salvatierra Walk, Stanford, CA, 94305. The nearest parking lot to Paul Brest Hall is Parking Structure 6. It is an underground parking lot. There are visitor parking spots that take cash and credit cards. After 4pm, the parking lots are free. This parking lot...

“Theories of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector,” allows students to award $125,000 to local non profits

June 10th, 2016

  “Theories of Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Nonprofit Sector,” concluded this week with a special class unlike any other at Stanford – one where students awarded local non profits $125,000! Grant recipients included Youth Radio, Community Grows, Operation Access, Causa Justa, and the National Center on Youth Law. Representatives...