03/04/2013 02:02 pm ET

A New Way To Judge Nonprofits

The nonprofit sector as we know it isn’t working. In the United States, poverty has been stuck at 12% for the last 40 years. Homelessness has not been solved in any major city, and we have no cure for cancer.

“Our social problems are gigantic in scale, our organizations are tiny up against them — and we have beliefs that keep them tiny,” says Dan Pallotta, the president of Advertising for Humanity and author of Charity Case.


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