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A Practical Alternative to Costly Impact Assessments 11/21/2016 Blog
Why We Joined the B Corporation Movement 3/13/2017 Blog
If You Build It, They Will Come. Maybe. Unless They Won’t. 8/29/2016 Blog
How to Attract and Engage Long-Term Donors 10/4/2018 Blog
Nonprofits Mobilize in the Wake of Deadly Nepal Earthquake 4/27/2015 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Abebaw Abitie 6/9/2023 Abebaw Abetei Blog
Our Top Advice for the Investment-Minded Philanthropist 1/18/2017 Blog
Five Questions to Unlock Your Philanthropic Risk Profile 9/13/2017 Blog
Celebrating Black History Month 3/4/2022 Blog
Women’s Organizations Fighting Ebola Should be Funded as a First-Line Defense 4/8/2015 News & Press
Integrating Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion into our Company Culture 8/27/2019 Christa Lane Hooper Blog
Why Coding Means More Than Computers for These Students 7/5/2017 Kathleen Kardos Blog
What No-Minimum Donor Advised Funds Could Mean for the Future of Philanthropy 10/28/2020 Nathaniel Heller Blog
A Charity Mindset Curbs the Impact of Philanthropic Dollars 2/25/2015 News & Press
What it Takes to Succeed as a Philanthropy Consultant 10/31/2018 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Ellen Carney 3/10/2022 Ellen Carney Blog
City Philanthropy Reviews Doing Good Great 2/13/2015 News & Press
Combatting Neglected Tropical Diseases in Burundi: Lessons Learned 5/1/2014 News & Press
The Rise of Boutique Philanthropic Advisors 3/21/2014 News & Press
Women and Philanthropy: Power of the Purse 9/23/2013 News & Press
Philanthropy in an Era of Hard Power 3/16/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
The Business of Modern Day Slavery 5/3/2013 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Dr. Joshua Muskin 11/18/2020 Joshua Muskin Blog
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month and Indigenous Peoples’ Day 10/12/2021 Blog
The Quest for Integrated Health Care 3/27/2013 News & Press
How Two Leaders Are Changing the Refugee Sector 3/19/2018 Blog
Donors Recognize the Benefits of Outsourcing 9/18/2015 News & Press
Optimizing Your Impact for Greater Good 1/6/2016 Video
The Ripple Effect of Early Childhood Development 9/25/2015 Blog
Geneva Global Appoints Nathaniel Heller as Managing Director 9/5/2019 Blog
Geneva Global Launches Senior Advisory Group 12/19/2022 News & Press
It’s Time to Get Creative with Syria Solutions 9/30/2015 News & Press
Mind the Gap: Why Filling the “Missing Middle” is Critical to Changing Systems 9/19/2017 Blog
How We Shift the Status Quo in Philanthropy 11/24/2020 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Three seismic shifts that will impact philanthropy in 2022 3/21/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Why a Mix of Partners Helps Achieve Change 11/26/2018 Blog
The Collision of Venture Capital and Philanthropy 10/5/2015 Blog
The Big Systems Change Question You Need to Ask 7/13/2017 Blog
Geneva Global Cited as Disaster Relief Expert in Annual Giving Guide 11/9/2015 News & Press
Independent Evaluation Confirms Speed School’s Effectiveness 12/11/2018 Joshua Muskin Blog
Small Firm Cuts Big Deals to Fight Global Problems 10/4/2016 News & Press
Asking the Hard Questions: 3 Considerations for Advocacy Success 7/17/2017 Christa Lane Hooper Blog
Staff Spotlight: Móira Cahill 12/16/2020 Móira Cahill Blog
Philanthropic Issue funds: Impact Opportunities for Donors and Non-Profits 4/11/2018 News & Press
Real Change Requires a Realignment 4/13/2017 Blog
Global Impact and Geneva Global join forces 10/9/2019 News & Press
Geneva Global Listed as One of the World’s Top Philanthropy Advisers 6/13/2016 News & Press
Is Philanthropy a Charade? 1/10/2019 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Juanita Nyce 4/28/2022 Juanita Nyce Blog
Client Profile: How the Freedom Fund is Ending Modern Slavery 3/27/2015 Video
Staff Spotlight: Abdechafi Boubkir 1/11/2023 Abdechafi Boubkir Blog
Co-Creation: The Key to True Lasting Change 11/7/2019 Blog
Ten Principles of International Giving 6/29/2012 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Alison Morse 1/26/2021 Blog
Doug Balfour Speaking at Nexus Global Youth Summit 5/13/2016 Event
The Systems Entrepreneur: Conquering Mount Everest, Together 1/30/2017 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Dani Hale 5/31/2022 Dani Hale Blog
Education Cannot Wait, Geneva Global, and Partners Launch Multi-Year Education Program 2/2/2021 News & Press
Women Pioneers in Philanthropy Have Changed the Game 3/7/2016 Blog
The Art and Science of Building Donor Relationships 3/21/2017 Blog
Fusing Art & Science to Create Performance Philanthropy 7/1/2016 Video
Messaging Lessons You Can Steal from Our Rebranding Process 5/24/2016 Blog
A Shortcut to Improve Program Impact: Interested? 8/4/2017 Blog
An Interview with Systems Entrepreneur Talia Milgrom-Elcott 10/9/2017 Blog
Your Reading List: Philanthropy’s Role in Combatting the Child Care Crisis 2/6/2023 Brent Anders Blog
Geneva Global Honored in 2018 Best For The World List 6/19/2018 News & Press
When the Problem with Epilepsy Treatments Goes Beyond a Lack of Medication 2/8/2021 Samantha Grant Blog
A Big Step Forward for Girls in the Dominican Republic 2/16/2021 Jaynice Del Rosario Blog
How to increase employee enthusiasm as we head back to the office 6/13/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Why Teachers Are My Heroes 10/5/2021 Joshua Muskin Blog
A new mindset for philanthropists 2/17/2021 Nathaniel Heller Blog
China Spotlight: What’s in It for Donors? 2/1/2017 Blog
Why Your Theory of Change is Critical to Your Organization’s Impact 7/10/2018 Blog
The Alliance for Advancing Health Online Invests $7M+ through the Vaccine Confidence Fund to Boost Vaccination Confidence through Social Media 10/14/2021 News & Press
Why You Should Care About B Corporations 11/1/2017 Blog
Is Co-Creation Always the Answer to Major Problems? 1/23/2020 Blog
Reading, Writing & Math in 10 Months? A Look at Speed Schools 3/10/2015 Video
It’s Time to Take Traditional Development to the Next Level 2/9/2017 Blog
Six Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Field Visit as a Donor 7/11/2016 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Jessica Lowden 3/3/2021 Blog
Geneva Global brings a business mindset to big money philanthropy 7/11/2018 News & Press
Geneva Global Launches Nepal Recovery Fund 4/29/2015 News & Press
Celebrating our Partners on International Women’s Day 3/5/2021 Fanta Toure-Puri Blog
Want Big Social Change? Find a Systems Entrepreneur 10/3/2016 Blog
Celebrating Arab American Heritage Month 4/28/2022 Allison Al-Masri Blog
Better Philanthropy Through Systems Change 4/6/2017 News & Press
8 Ways to Better Engage Your Major Donors and Foundations 12/3/2013 News & Press
Is a Small Business the Right Place to Start Your Career? 7/20/2018 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Samantha Grant 11/3/2021 Samantha Grant Blog
Why Some Donor Collaboratives Succeed—and Others Don’t 3/27/2019 Blog
Four Crucial Questions in Green-Lighting Co-Creation 2/25/2020 Blog
The Story of Geneva Global 8/4/2015 Video
Philanthropy in a Time of Austerity 8/9/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
What It Takes to Make Donor Collaboratives Succeed 3/27/2019 Blog
What is a Philanthropy Consultant? 8/2/2018 Danielle Khordi Blog
Philanthropy: the search for the best way to give 4/19/2017 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Megan Zug 4/6/2021 Blog
What We Do for Clients 8/4/2015 Video
The Strategic Philanthropist’s Approach to COVID-19 3/26/2020 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Staff Spotlight: Jenny Waldmann 11/22/2021 Jenny Waldmann Blog
The Geneva Global Difference 8/4/2015 Video
Passing the Torch: Next-Generation Philanthropists 4/25/2017 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Josh Maillet 8/28/2022 Josh Maillet Blog
Resources to Support the Asian American Community 4/6/2021 Geneva Global's Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Team Blog
Take a Deep Dive into our New Education Webpages 11/23/2021 Blog
Speed School Program Recognized With Two Innovation Awards 11/10/2017 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Kasey Oliver 2/22/2023 Kasey Oliver Blog
Critical Lessons in Disaster and Conflict Relief 2/19/2014 Blog
Read This Before You Hire Another Development Officer 12/19/2016 Blog
Statement on the Chauvin Verdict 4/23/2021 News & Press
Co-creation: Who’s Got the Power? 4/13/2020 Blog
China Spotlight: Is There Really a Need for Foreign Philanthropy? 10/13/2016 Blog
Your Reading List: Trust-Based Philanthropy 5/21/2021 Kasey Oliver Blog
Celebrating Native American Heritage Month 11/23/2021 Blog
Good Development 11/12/2012 Blog
Advice to future donors in Africa: work with the grassroots 11/16/2017 News & Press
Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month 5/28/2021 Blog
What are Donor Darlings? 12/1/2017 Blog
Launching the Vaccine Confidence Fund with Facebook and Merck 6/10/2021 Blog
Answer These Four Questions in Your Donor Messaging 12/1/2017 Kasey Oliver Blog
Co-Creation: Finding Hope in the Coronavirus Crisis 4/28/2020 Blog
Perspectives on China’s Nonprofit Sector 5/19/2015 Blog
What’s Your Philanthropic Style 1/23/2017 Blog
Geneva Global Welcomes Dr. Joshua Muskin 2/28/2017 News & Press
Expanding your circle of Influence: how investing in prospect coordination can rally funders to your cause 3/25/2023 Blog
World Teachers’ Day 10/5/2022 Ellen Carney Blog
What Business Can Teach Philanthropists 6/24/2013 Blog
Record Number of Students Enrolled in Ethiopia Speed School Program 10/14/2013 News & Press
Celebrating 2022’s International Day of Education 1/24/2022 Joshua Muskin Blog
Why I’m Stepping Down as CEO 8/21/2017 Blog
The Overlooked Inner Life of the Systems Entrepreneur 12/1/2017 Blog
Statement on Black Lives Matter 6/9/2020 News & Press
Why We Invest in a Company Summit 8/10/2016 Blog
Senior Advisor Spotlight: Michael Layton 3/28/2023 Michael Layton Blog
Geneva Global’s Anti-Slavery Partner Recognized by US State Department 7/3/2014 News & Press
A 10-Step Framework for Optimal Social Change 5/24/2017 Blog
Geneva Global wins SmartCEO Philadelphia 2017 Corporate Culture Award 12/6/2017 News & Press
Exploring ways to support teachers and teaching in systems in crisis 10/12/2022 Joshua Muskin Blog
What Makes for the Best Nonprofits 11/19/2013 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Rebecca Ecwou 6/11/2021 Rebecca Ecwou Blog
Doing Good Great Named One of the Best Books on Philanthropy 12/23/2015 News & Press
Is a fiscal sponsorship right for your organization? 1/31/2022 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Megan Hophan 10/13/2022 Megan Hophan Blog
Empowered Ethiopian Mothers Create Ripple Effect of Social Good 9/3/2015 News & Press
Tackling the Whiteness of Mass Participation Fundraising in the U.S. 6/26/2020 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Accelerated Learning in Ethiopia: Of Stones & Schools 9/1/2015 News & Press
How to Measure the Impact of Advocacy 5/31/2017 News & Press
Four Key Elements for Successful Education Systems Change 8/28/2017 Joshua Muskin Blog
Geneva Global Eyes $10 Million Fund to Aid Syrian Refugees 8/30/2015 News & Press
Measuring the Impact of Advocacy 5/2/2014 Kasey Oliver Blog
Back to School: A Profile on Speed Schools 8/20/2015 News & Press
What is Doing Good Great? 1/26/2015 Video
Staff Spotlight: Alanna Casselle 2/1/2022 Alanna Casselle Blog
Continuous Assessment 8/28/2017 News & Press
Creating Safe Migration Paths For Women 8/3/2015 Lexi Balfour Blog
Measuring Your Mission Like Your Money 3/3/2017 News & Press
Three Questions Facing Systems Entrepreneurs 1/9/2017 Blog
How 15 communities came together to rethink learning assessment 2/13/2018 News & Press
Celebrating Pride Month 6/30/2021 Blog
Systems Change Funding: Practical Next Steps for Moving to Action 10/31/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Solving Complex Social Problems Through Collaboration 6/17/2015 News & Press
Wealth Advisors Are Missing Opportunities if They’re Not Talking Philanthropy 3/10/2017 Blog
Doug Balfour’s Philanthropic Journey 2/15/2018 News & Press
Why Dr. Maribel Morey’s “White Philanthropy” is an Essential Read for Philanthropy Advisors 2/7/2022 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Doing Good Great Book Review by Alliance Magazine 6/15/2015 News & Press
Do foundations need program officers after all? 8/6/2020 Nathaniel Heller Blog
How We Helped the World’s Leading Philanthropists Give $3 Million to Hard-to-Reach Grantees 5/31/2019 Blog
Six Design and Implementation Dimensions to Promote Project Sustainability 2/27/2018 Joshua Muskin Blog
Geneva Global Appoints Fund Director to Lead the Girls First Fund 5/31/2019 News & Press
COVID-19 and Education: Emphasizing the Journey, Not the Destination 9/8/2020 Joshua Muskin Blog
​Geneva Global One of Inc. 5000’s Fastest-Growing Privately Held Companies 8/17/2016 News & Press
Staff Spotlight: Jessica Flamholz 12/5/2022 Jessica Flamholz Blog
Imagining the Program Officer of the Future 8/23/2021 Nathaniel Heller Blog
When the “S” Word Defines You: How We Realized We’re Systems Thinkers 6/20/2017 Blog
Staff Spotlight: Fanta Toure-Puri 10/23/2020 Fanta Toure-Puri Blog
A Brief Contribution to the Debate over Philanthropic Pluralism 5/30/2023 Nathaniel Heller Blog
Ethiopia Inaugurates New Speed School Unit to Reach Out-of-School Children 8/25/2021 Joshua Muskin Blog
Staff Spotlight: Lisa Grewe 9/15/2021 Lisa Grewe Blog