So many of us have been moved to mail a box of food, clothes or toys after hearing about a natural disaster or tragic event. But humanitarian logistics expert Dale Herzog says: Ask yourself three questions before sending another box into the chaos.

The world needs bold thinking more than ever, yet the world’s social entrepreneurs often fail to get their dreams funded. Let’s do something about that! TED Curator Chris Anderson explains how.

Dan Pallotta has an unconventional view of nonprofits: To innovate and really make an impact, he thinks they should function with business-minded acumen. But, bringing principles of the corporate world into the nonprofit sector can be a tough sell. Here, he recommends 8 articles that give more insight into why we should put a value on effective philanthropy.