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Student Paper

The Role of Open Source Technology in the Battle Against Fake News

Hilary Sun, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

Studying the Real Ramifications of Fake News

Sarah Mahmood, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

The Voting Technology Problem

Margot Adams, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

Social Media Echo Chambers & Democratic Discourse

Helen Lawless, Stanford Law School 

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Internet Immunity, Fake News, and Asymmetrical Action

Thomas Davidson, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

Antidemocratic Effects of the Internet & Social Media: A Survey

Taisa Goodnature, Stanford Law School 

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Student Paper

A Structure to Counter Fake News

Travis Trammell, Stanford Department of Management Science and Engineering

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Research Paper

Nonprofit Data Governance

By Lucy Bernholz and Rob Reich

Research Paper

Trusted Data Intermediaries

By Lucy Bernholz

Student Paper

The Mixed Promise of Public Broadcasters in Combating Fake News

Jared Crum, Stanford Law School

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Article

Serve or Conserve: Mission, Strategy, and Multi-Level Nonprofit Change During the Great Recession

Aaron Horvath, Christof Brandtner, and Walter W. Powell

Research Paper

Universal Basic Income: Safety Net 2.0

By Juliana Bidadanure

Article

Innovating Philanthropy

By Kathleen Kelly Janus

Article

Globalizing Philanthropy

By Eric Nee

Research Paper

Effective Altruism: Doing the Most Good

By Hilary Cohen and Rob Reich

Research Paper

Designing for Strategic Philanthropy

By Paul Brest and Nadia Roumani

Research Paper

Can Philanthropy Help Protect Democracy?

By Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

Cultivating the Next Generation of Givers

By Kim Laughton

Research Paper

Beyond Funding: Leveraging Your Full Philanthropic Toolkit

By Anne Marie Burgoyne and Will Fowler

Article

Demystifying the Theory of Change Process

By Kathleen Kelly Janus

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2018

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Article

Can Democracy Survive the Internet?

Nate Persily, James B. McClatchy Professor of Law, Stanford Law School 

Book

The Nonprofit Sector: A Research Handbook, Second Edition

Walter W. Powell and Richard Steingberg

Research Paper

Managing Through Challenges: A Profile of San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofits

By Denise L. Gammal, Caroline Simard, Hokyu Hwang, and Walter W. Powell

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2017

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Book

Innovation and Scaling for Impact

By Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Article

The Humanitarian Data Ecosystem: The Case for Collective Responsibility

Jos Berens, Nathaniel Raymond, Gideon Shimshon, Stefaan Verhulst, Lucy Bernholz

Article

When Innovation Goes Wrong

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Book

Philanthropy in Democratic Societies

Book edited by Rob Reich, Chiara Cordelli, and Lucy Bernholz

Article

The Role of Decision Science

Paul Brest

Research Paper

2015 Survey on Board of Directors of Nonprofit Organizations

David F. Larcker, Nicholas E. Donatiello, Bill Meehan, Brian Tayan

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2016

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Article

Design Thinking and Strategic Philanthropy Case Study

Nadia Roumani, Paul Brest, and Olivia Vagelos

Book

Integrating Capacity and Strategy

A Handbook for Next Generation Grantmakers

By C.R. Hibbs

Article

Problem Solving, Human-Centered Design, and Strategic Processes

Paul Brest, Nadia Roumani, Jason Bade

Research Paper

The Emergence of Digital Civil Society

Lucy Bernholz, Chiara Cordelli, Rob Reich

Article

Innovate and Scale: A Tough Balancing Act

Johanna Mair and Christian Seelos

Research Paper

Organizational Capacity for Continuous Innovation

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Article

Logic Models: An Overview

curated by Paul Brest

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2015

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2014

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

The Shifting Ground Beneath Us: Framing Nonprofit Policy for the Next Century

Lucy Bernholz, Rob Reich, and Chiara Cordelli

Research Paper

Good Fences: The Importance of Institutional Boundaries in The New Social Economy

Rob Reich, Lucy Bernholz, and Chiara Cordelli

Blueprints

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

To Act or Not to Act: Context, Capability, and Community Response to Environmental Risk

Rachel A. Wright and Hilary Schaffer Boudet

Research Paper

Leadership for Feminist Movement Building

Miranda Mammen, Women’s Glib; Vanessa Daniels, Groundswell Fund; Shannon Farley, Spark; Helen Kim, Building Movement Project; Linda Burnham, Women of Color Resource Center; Kim Meredith, Stanford PACS; Moderated by Casey Nichols, Stanford University, PhD Candidate, Department of History

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2012

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Book

Giving 2.0: Transform Your Giving and Our World

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen, PACS founder/advisory board chair

Article

A Simple Change in Phrasing Can Increase Voter Turnout

Christopher Bryan, Postdoctoral Psychology Researcher
Co-authors, Greg Walton, Carol Dweck and Todd Rogers

Research Paper

Organizational Mechanisms of Scaling Social Enterprises

Christian Seelos and Johanna Mair

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2011

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz

Research Paper

The Embeddedness of Social Entrepreneurship: Understanding Variation Across Local Communities

Christian Seelos, Johanna Mair, Julie Battilana and M. Tina Dacin.

Book

Civil Society, Philanthropy and the Fate of the Commons

Bruce Sievers, PACS Visiting Scholar.

Blueprints

Philanthropy and Social Investing: Blueprint 2010

The Annual Industry Forecast by Lucy Bernholz