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October 16, 2013, No comments

Craig Newmark funds API to build user-generated nonprofit reviews into software Read this great post from craigconnects.org (the blog of Craig Newmark,  Founder of Craig’s List).  It’s a guest post from Perla [...]

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A verynice Guide to Non-profit Business Development

July 30, 2013, No comments

Something unique about verynice is that we have our feet in both the social/public and private sectors at the exact same time. The implications of thi ...

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Senda Soccer Balls Create The Perfect Combination Of Fun And Fair Trade

November 21, 2012, No comments

We found Senda Athletics last summer when we featured Santiago Halty’s first-person account of his trip to Sialkot, Pakistan, where the S ...

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Mentors: Key to Success for Social Innovators

October 12, 2012, No comments

Recently, I continued my conversation with Beth Parkhill, founder of Mentor Planet, a social enterprise dedicated to spurring innovation and impact ...

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    What Actually is the Fourth Sector…Exactly?
    October 10, 2012, 2 Comments

    The traditional sectors of goods and service delivery, are most generally defined as private (business), public (government), and social (non-profit). Organizations within each sector, have determined legal, financial, and gover ...

  • Letting Employees Call the Philanthropy Shots
    September 19, 2012, No comments

    Corporate volunteerism is on the rise, yet companies still face challenges getting employees engaged.  According to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, six out of ten companies have now implemented employee volunteer [...]

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    How to Bridge the Cultural Divide
    August 20, 2012, No comments

    I’ve been talking to social entrepreneurs about the variety of performance challenges they face. Recently, I wrote about the cultural chasm that can exist in a social enterprise–on one side [...]