Webinar Focuses on How Nonprofits Can Make Mission Matter

June 17th, 2014Posted in Education, Entrepreneurship, Kravis Prize, Sakena YacoobiBe the first to comment

“Mission creep” is a pervasive and extremely debilitating problem that afflicts all too many nonprofit organizations. According to presenters Kim Starkey Jonker and William F. Meehan III, it is the No. 1 reason why nonprofits fail to achieve the impact for beneficiaries that they desire. Yet mission creep is easily preventable and easily curable. By [...] Continue Reading →

N.Y. event raises $1 million to advance HKI’s global, life-saving work

June 5th, 2014Posted in CMC, Helen Keller International, Kravis PrizeBe the first to comment

A number of CMCers were in New York at the end of May to attend a Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, which raised approximately $1 million dollars for the nonprofit’s global, life-saving work in preventing blindness and malnutrition. Joining the guest list in support of the 2014 Kravis Prize recipient’s gala were: Claremont McKenna Trustee [...] Continue Reading →

For FAWE in Rwanda, 1,200 is a magic number

May 16th, 2014Posted in Community Development, Education, FAWE, Female EmpowermentBe the first to comment

Why is 1,200 a magic number? Because it refers to all of the young Rwandan women from vulnerable families who will have a chance to finish their schooling thanks to a project co-created by the Rwandan Chapter of the Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE). The 2008 recipient of the Henry R. Kravis Prize in [...] Continue Reading →

m2m makes Mother’s Day a time for social impact

May 8th, 2014Posted in Female Empowerment, Health, HIV transmission, Kravis Prize, m2m, mothers2mothersBe the first to comment

Mother’s Day is a golden opportunity not just to honor our own mothers, but many others, too. 2012 Kravis Prize recipient mothers2mothers has teamed up with an award-winning journalist and a philanthropic non-profit as part of their campaign, “Double Your Mommy,” which is tapping into this year’s holiday to maximize outreach to impoverished women around [...] Continue Reading →

With Victoria Beckham in Africa: m2m in the headlines, on ‘Good Morning, America’

April 24th, 2014Posted in HIV transmission, m2mBe the first to comment

When Victoria Beckham, pop icon and fashion designer married to soccer great David Beckham, traveled to Cape Town, South Africa, in February to learn more about mother-to-child transmission of HIV, she spent time with the founder and several members of mothers2mothers, an organization that was awarded the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership in 2012. [...] Continue Reading →

Pop musician Ryan Lewis’ story sheds light on m2m’s work

April 24th, 2014Posted in Female Empowerment, Health, HIV transmission, Kravis Prize, m2mBe the first to comment

Along with the travels of Victoria Beckham to South Africa and her efforts to raise awareness about mother-to-child HIV transmission and the work of mothers2mothers, another figure in the world of pop culture and entertainment is also shedding light on this crucial topic. Musician and producer Ryan Lewis (who has teamed up with Macklemore to [...] Continue Reading →

BRAC’s Abed joins Dalai Lama, Angelina Jolie, others in Fortune Top 50

April 23rd, 2014Posted in BRAC, BRAC UK, BRAC USA, Civil Society, Fazle Abed, Kravis Prize1 Comment

Who are the world’s 50 greatest leaders, according to Fortune Magazine? Along with Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama and actress-activist Angelina Jolie, Fazle Abed has been honored as one of the world’s “50 greatest leaders” by the magazine for turning the Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) into a major force for social change in [...] Continue Reading →

BBVA goes to Pratham; Kravis Prize honors 10th recipient in its ninth year

March 6th, 2014Posted in CMC, Community Development, Education, Kravis Prize, Pratham1 Comment

Knowledge that can radically change lives is a potent form of knowledge that cuts across categories and barriers — that’s been the key to Pratham’s success for more than 20 years, and it’s also the reason why the Mumbai-based organization and 2010 Kravis Prize recipient has been selected for a 2013 Frontiers of Knowledge Award from  [...] Continue Reading →

Prosterman’s report: improved farming rights in Vietnam

February 24th, 2014Posted in Landesa, Poverty Reduction, Roy ProstermanBe the first to comment

The following is a report from Roy Prosterman, Founder and Chairman Emeritus of Landesa. For his work with Landesa, Mr. Prosterman was named the 2006 Recipient of the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership. Since our initial work on land tenure reform took place in what was then South Vietnam – accompanied by a 30% [...] Continue Reading →

The key to the Kravis Prize: A focus on ‘fundamentals, not fads’

February 13th, 2014Posted in Community Development, Education, EntrepreneurshipBe the first to comment

The announcement of Helen Keller International as this year’s recipient of the Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership coincides with an article on the Kravis Prize featured in the latest issue of the Stanford Social Innovation Review. What challenges remain in the non-profit sector? Read about the Kravis Prize and the enduring lessons of nonprofit [...] Continue Reading →

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Webinar Focuses on How Nonprofits Can Make Mission Matter
“Mission creep” is a pervasive and extremely debilitating problem that afflicts all too many nonprofit organizations. According to presenters Kim St...

N.Y. event raises $1 million to advance HKI’s global, life-saving work
A number of CMCers were in New York at the end of May to attend a Spirit of Helen Keller Gala, which raised approximately $1 million dollars for the nonprofit...

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