Check out Philanthropy News Digest's fantastic 5 Questions for... Mario Morino interview. Co-founder and chair of Venture Philanthropy Partners, Marino makes the case that nonprofit leaders can and should choose to manage to outcomes. He discusses his book, Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes In an Era of Scarcity, with PND's Mitch Nauffts, and emphasizes that nonprofit leaders need "the supporting culture or encouragement to put the right information to good use in managing their mission and operations."
To read the full interview, click here. Then, come back and tell us what you think. Have you read Leap of Reason, and did you have a strong reaction to it? What role do you think funders should play in outcomes management? Does your organization have a data collection and measurement culture in place? Is it working?