Holistic Solutions to Combat Homelessness – Social Enterprise Alliance

Since its founding in 1979, CCC has helped many find a path to a self-sufficient life. Aside from initiatives like access to housing, primary and behavioral health care and an encouraging peer environment, CCC helps its clients gain steady income … Continue reading

SGI47: Impact, Community and Tech Partnerships with Scott Reichenbach

In this interview with Scott Reichenbach, we explore ways Cure Clubfoot has learned to extend their reach through various partnerships – with local professionals and affiliates as well as a partnership with RemitRadar, a payment processing company. While not a … Continue reading

A Collaboration that Saves Lives: Red Cross Home Fire Campaign

By bringing together nonprofits, faith-based groups and many others, the #American Red Cross Home Fire Campaign is bringing smoke alarms and evacuation plans to households that don’t have them. What would be extremely difficult or impossible for just one organization become … Continue reading

Language Amigo: A Win Win in Providing Language Practice and Economic Opportunities

Have you ever tried to learn a new language? One of the most important things to do is to practice your new skill. If you don’t use it you lose it, as they say (don’t ask me who ‘they’ are, … Continue reading

Refugees as language tutors: Chatterbox

So often refugees end up taking low skilled jobs, even if they’ve been highly educated in their country of origin. This social entrepreneurial venture in the UK is hiring them as language tutors (and paying a living wage to do … Continue reading

SGI46: Partnerships that Bring Lasting Impact with Stacie Freeman

Partnerships are best developed when two (or more) people or entities realize they can make a bigger impact by working together. This partnership, between Bethel University and Bright Light Volunteers is one of those. Stacie Freeman, shares her perspective on … Continue reading

A Nonprofit Evolution: From Struggling to Success | via Pioneers Post

After 20 years serving the nonprofit sector in one way or another, I’ve seen more than my share of organizations that started strong, grew, but then lost track of their vision and excitement (whether due to financial issues, ‘shiny object’ … Continue reading

NLN45: Leadership Transitions as an Opportunity with Jennifer Aronson

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Jennifer Aronson explores key issues from the Boston Foundation’s recently published report, “Opportunity in Change.” Key points include: Leadership Changes are Happening Across Generations Transition Times Can Be an Opportunity to Make Structural Changes The Importance of Avoiding the Temptations … Continue reading

NLN44: Creating an Environment for Controlled Growth & Happy, Committed Staff with Nick Arquette

In this podcast, we are talking with #Nick Arquette, Founder and Executive Director of #Walk With Sally. We discuss topics relating to integrating your mission into a fundraising event, how to grow your board and staff at the right pace … Continue reading

6 Expert Tips on How Nonprofits Can Capitalize on Crowdfunding

For years crowdfunding has empowered individuals to fundraise for any cause including charities—and now nonprofits are joining the mix! Since creating a fundraising page is fast and shareable, nonprofits are setting up crowdfunding pages to raise money. Don’t let crowdfunding’s simplicity fool … Continue reading