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Articles by The Bridgespan Group

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August 15, 2017
Pay-what-it-takes philanthropy
The practice of funding programs but scrimping on ‘overheads’ results in organizations being unable to deliver real impact. However a few donors are beginning to take off their blinders and fund these critical costs.
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July 11, 2017
Cutting costs to increase impact
Costs can be a lever rather than a barrier for scaling impact. The challenge, however, is developing a programme that balances costs with successful outcomes.
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June 6, 2017
Why Indian nonprofits are experts at scaling up
How do nonprofits manage to scale up when resources are scarce? Research by Soumitra Pandey, Rohit Menezes, and Swati Ganeti suggests that these five mindsets are critical to their success.
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