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Social Entrepreneurship as Fetish

How to thrive in turbulent times, improve organizational sustainability, and generate significant social impact are crucial questions currently confronting many nonprofit leaders and boards. There appears to be an answer within reach, and its formula is as simple as it is powerful: You and your agency need to become more entrepreneurial.

How to Make Your Email Campaigns Stand Out with Millennials

We are constantly asked by causes about the status of email in this fast-paced, ever-changing world of communications. We've spoken with a lot of cause leaders about the continuous decline in success with their email newsletters and campaigns and many assume it's because email is no longer an effective way to communicate and engage constituents.

Free Ebook: How to Use Facebook for Mobile Marketing

Learn how to optimize your Facebook presence for mobile users. This ebook will walk you through the steps to increase brand awareness and lead generation on the Facebook mobile app and mobile site.

Seeking big impact: Zurich puts $1 billion in 'green bonds'

Switzerland's biggest insurance company Zurich Insurance Group (Zurich) announced today its intention to invest up to US $1 billion into green bonds issued by the World Bank, International Finance Corporation, and other development institutions. These green bonds, which they call impact investments, fund projects from around the world that reduce the effects of climate change and assist communities to adapt to its consequences.

Energizing Kayunga With Solar

Help meet the high demand for solar in the area with 40 more solar home systems Impact A $10,000 loan will help SolarNow sell 40 solar home systems that are 50W in capacity each. 30 will be sold to rural households and 10 will be sold to small businesses.

Twitter / EverettProgram: F. Nightengale summed up the ...

F. Nightengale summed up the #SocEnt spirit in this pic/quote #50voicesSocEnt pic.twitter.com/U8eUs6OGMs

The Global Information Internship Program

The Global Information Internship Program (GIIP, pronounced "jeep") is a fabulous program at UCSC, which allows undergraduates to fund and work on projects they are passionate about in the areas of global social justice and sustainability. This video helps to explain more about GIIP, so students can find out how to get more involved.

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9 time-saving tips to write more blog posts

Target audience: Bloggers, nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, educators, journalists. One thing I've learned from years of blogging is that a blogging process saves time and headaches. My approach uses creative momentum at the beginning to blow through tasks that require linear thinking.

For Social Entrepreneurs, What Comes First: Business or Mission?

Image credit: hksocialinvestor.blogspot.com Starting a business is hard. Starting a business that attempts to solve large-scale social problems is even harder. But that hasn't stopped the most idealistic and ambitious entrepreneurs from trying.

These 12 Ways to Thank Donors Will Keep Them from Saying Goodbye

I never understood the point of thank-you letters. My mom would insist. " You've got to send a thank-you letter!" Three weeks after my birthday: " Have you written your thank-you letter yet?" Four weeks after my birthday: " You're grounded if you haven't sent that letter by this afternoon."

Five characteristics of the top 30 charity CEOs on social media

Being approachable and talking to stakeholders are among the things that help charity chief executives engage when using social media Guardian Professional, When Matt Collins and I launched the search to find the top charity chief executives on social media, we were thrilled by the response.

5 Podcasts for Nonprofits to Give Your Eyes a Break

We thought we'd give your eyes a break from the standard "27 Twitter Mistakes You Shouldn't Make" and bring you a collection of podcasts to give your ears something to do. Social Good The name is very on the nose.

6 Cost Effective Ways for Nonprofits to Thank Their Donors

The holiday season isn't the only time your organization should be saying thank you and showing your appreciation of your supporters -- but it's a great time to start. In a recent podcast by the Chronicle of Philanthropy, fundraising consultant Claire Alexrad and Julia Wilson of One Justice shared their affordable methods of saying thank you all year round.

The Email Marketer's Guide to Looking Like a Total Jerk

Ever have one of those moments when a family member does something that just makes you slap your forehead and think, "How are we related?!" Like when your Uncle Davy asks you very loudly when the wedding is the first time you bring your significant other to a holiday gathering.

Energizing Kayunga With Solar

Help meet the high demand for solar in the area with 40 more solar home systems Impact A $10,000 loan will help SolarNow sell 40 solar home systems that are 50W in capacity each. 30 will be sold to rural households and 10 will be sold to small businesses.

GIIP Digital Stories Women in Ethiopia

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Social Entrepreneurship as Fetish

How to thrive in turbulent times, improve organizational sustainability, and generate significant social impact are crucial questions currently confronting many nonprofit leaders and boards. There appears to be an answer within reach, and its formula is as simple as it is powerful: You and your agency need to become more entrepreneurial.