We are the Network
for Nonprofit and
Social Impact at Northwestern University

Who is NNSI?

Founded in September 2012, NNSI is a research lab at Northwestern University. It uniquely focuses on research emphasizing collaborative efforts and network structures, including nonprofit organizations and their many organizational and community partners.

What are networks for social impact?

Are you new to the idea of Networks for Social Impact but not sure where to begin exploring? Our short video series that unpacks the topic across 5 levels of difficulty (Fifth-grader, Undergraduate, Master’s student, Professional, Professor) can help you get oriented.


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