The Stanford Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society (Stanford PACS) develops and shares knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society and effect social change.
A Decade of Outcome-Oriented Philanthropy
(October 11, 2012) Paul Brest and Phil Buchanan participate in a discussion moderated by Johanna Mair about strategic philanthropy and the use of metric in non-profit organizations.
Leading, Mobilizing, and Funding the Reproduction Rights Movement in the 21st Century
Panelists discuss overcoming barriers, leveraging leadership, resources and funds to mobilize and build a strong movements for reproductive rights in the 21st century. (May 17, 2012)
Panelists discuss creating a framework for giving, how to use fields scans and other tools to identify the greatest gaps and highest impact strategies. (June 20, 2012)
Philanthropy in the 21st Century
Steve McCormick discusses the changing landscape of philanthropy. (November 17, 2011)
Do More Than Give
Co-authors Mark Kramer and Leslie Crutchfield present their new book "Do More Than Give: The Six Practices of Donors Who Change The World" and discuss the most successful ways to maximize philanthropic impact on a large scale. (May 5, 2011)
A Chance to Make History
CEO and Founder of Teach for America, Wendy Copp presents her new book "A Chance to Make History" and discusses what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all students. (April 20, 2011)