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December 3-4, 2013
Washington, D.C.

How can you lead your agency, and the communities you serve, through the major, transformational changes it will take to increase quality, reduce cost and build a more effective, comprehensive network of services?

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Not Gettin’ It: Dispatch from After the Leap

By Phil Buchanan | The Center for Effective Philanthropy | December 5, 2013

“Noooo!” That was the chorus of responses to the question I posed to the audience at the After the Leap conference in Washington yesterday. The question was “Do funders get it?” and the “it”, at least as I framed it, was the need to support nonprofits to develop the capacity to assess and improve performance. The polling technology was offline so I went old school and just called out the question to the audience, which was comprised primarily of nonprofit leaders but also included some funders. Read More…

Starting a Movement Toward Higher Performing Nonprofits

By Nell Edgington | Social Velocity | December 6, 2013

This week I attended the After the Leap conference in Washington D.C. and was blown away. As I mentioned in a post earlier this year, the conference was organized by Social Solutions and PerformWell partners Child Trends and Urban Institute and builds on the momentum Mario Morino has created around his book, Leap of Reason, published in 2011, and the companion book Working Hard & Working Well by David Hunter published this year. Read More…



The Morino Institute was founded in 1994 to advance a more effective philanthropy and to close social divides.


Child Trends, a PerformWell partner, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research center that provides valuable information and insights on the well-being of children and youth.

PerformWell Partner.


The Urban Institute builds knowledge about the nation’s social and fiscal challenges, practicing open-minded, evidence-based research to diagnose problems.

PerformWell Partner.


Social Solutions was launched in 2000 to promote the benefits of relating efforts to outcomes to improve the effectiveness of social service delivery and report on it.

A PerformWell Partners.

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