By Leslie Crutchfield & Heather Grant McLeod Published Nov. 8, 2007 5:51 a.m.
Using Habitat for Humanity as a dynamic example, authors of Forces for Good, Crutchfield and Grant, present this manifesto on what high-impact nonprofits do to achieve wide-scale social change. These methods are insightful for all organizations, including for-profits and individuals. You may just want to pick up a hammer and take a swing at changing the world.
About Leslie Crutchfield & Heather Grant McLeod | Leslie Crutchfield is a managing director of Ashoka, a research grantee of The Aspen Institute’s Nonprofit Sector and Philanthropy Program, and a philanthropic advisor to foundations and high net worth individuals. She has been featured as one of America’s top leaders under 40 by Newsweek and Self, has appeared in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times as well as on NPR and PBS and other media. Heather McLeod Grant is an Advisor to the Center for Social Innovation at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, and to leading nonprofits and foundations. She has been published in the New York Times, Inc., the American Prospect, and Alliance, and she has appeared on CNN and NPR, among other media.