Social Media to Boost Philanthropy

Fidelity Charitable has launched a LinkedIn invite only group called The Giving Strategies Network aiming to help planners coordinate philanthropic planning. According to Mike Durbin, president...more

Quality of Life Grants Awarded to 69 Nonprofit Organizations

Sixty-nine nonprofit organizations were awarded by the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation with Quality of Life Grants totaling almost $425,000. The Quality of Life Grants Program are awarded to...more

The Rivalry of Philanthropy and Social Justice

Bill Gates was designated as the voice of the world's poor for the World Economic Forum and pledged £478m to the Global Fund despite the eminent global economic crisis. The fine line between...more

5 Trends Driving the Future of Philanthropy

Donna Orem, the President of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS), shares five trends that will propel philanthropy's future courtesy of both FEP and Blackbaud reports. The...more

All-America City Award Finalist
Foundation: Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation

The plan to ensure Tahoe/Truckee children are reading at grade level by the end of third grade has been chosen as a finalist for the All-America City Award, sponsored by the National Civic...more

Boulder Jewish Community Foundation's Grant Application Deadline Approaches

The Boulder Jewish Community Foundation (BJCF) is inviting all Boulder-area Jewish communal organizations with space- and facility-related needs to apply for its 2014-15 grant. Deadline is near...more

Social Services: The Focus of Corporate Philanthropy

A recent study entitled "Corporate Philanthropy: The New Paradigm: Volunteerism. Competence. Results" has stated that the number one focus of corporate philanthropy is social services. The report...more

Chris Koerber Upclose and Personal

Seirra Madre Patch introduces one of the candidates who will fight for the 2-year seat vacancy in the Sierra Madre City Council, Chris Koerber. Member of the Sierra Madre Community Foundation and...more

Healthcare Georgia Foundation Awards Grants to Several Nonprofit Health Organizations
Foundation: Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Healthcare Georgia Foundation announces its latest round of grants for the year to nonprofit health organizations and programs throughout Georgia. The foundation seeks to advance the health of all...more

How social entrepreneurs can use lean startup principles for better impact

Launching a new enterprise has always been a hit-or-miss proposition. But recently an important countervailing force has emerged, one that can make the process of starting a company less risky. It is...more








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Celebrity Support in Social Enterprises


Although celebrity names and support associated with social enterprises can be an effective tool to promote a business and tackle a social mission, they do come with their risks.




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