Nonprofits

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How Nonprofits Solve Social Enterprise’s Three Big Problems: Money, Trust, and Information

Social enterprise business ventures are all the rage. Entrepreneurs and consumers (not to mention scholars, policymakers, donors, and other stakeholders) see in them a solution to vexing social problems—a promise of salvation from the organizational baggage that weighs down more traditional approaches to tackling the ills that plague society. Disciplined by market forces, social enterprises

Why Building a More Democratic Economy Matters for Nonprofits

“We are suffering not from the rheumatics of old age, but…from the painfulness of readjustment between one economic period and another.”  John Maynard Keynes, Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren, 1930 As the quote from John Maynard Keynes reminds us, this is not the first time the economy has faced upheaval. Keynes wrote at the beginning of the