September 17, 2009
Will the Social Innovation Fund Become a Beacon or a Distraction?
The nonprofit world is all atwitter over the Obama administration's decision to create an Office of Social Innovation — and with good reason. After all, when was the last time the White House really paid attention to good ideas emerging from nonprofit groups?
Washington always pays lip service to nonprofit groups, but the current president and first lady appear to have a deeper commitment than most politicians to engaging nonprofit groups and donors in solving