Posts tagged "social entrepreneurship"

Exploring Alternative Revenue Streams

The State of Illinois has a $15 billion deficit that includes $8 billion owed to vendors (many of which are nonprofits!). It is a tough situation that is crippling Illinois human service agencies. We know diversifying our funding mix is critical to long-term stability, but there are many different approaches and options. Determining the right fit for your organization... Read more »

New nonprofit structures to generate money? The good and the bad...

There’s been a lot of attention over the past few years given to new structures for nonprofit organizations that facilitate the creation of business entities. Similarly, we have seen the creation of a number of for-profit entities with a social purpose. The terms “social enterprise”, “social entrepreneurship”, “socially responsible businesses” have been bandied about. There was also... Read more »