October 16, 2013, No comments

Craig Newmark funds API to build user-generated nonprofit reviews into software Read this great post from craigslist and www.benevity.com), a software social enterprise.  Benevity will help its clients engage their employees and add more information […]


A verynice Guide to Non-profit Business Development

July 30, 2013, No comments

verynice is that we have our feet in both the social/public and private sectors at the exact same time. The implications of this reality is that our w ...


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    That’s why Senda partners with nonprofits like ball ...


Mentors: Key to Success for Social Innovators

October 12, 2012, No comments

Recently, I continued my conversation with Beth Parkhill, founder of

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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

    Freudenberg-NOK is not one of the companies struggling to get its employees involved.  Freudenberg doesn’t mandate participation in any employee engagement?  First, the company hires employees who are on board [...]

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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 [...]