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Social Enterprise & Sustainability: A Conversation with Paul Lamb

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Paul Lamb, Principal, Man On A Mission Consulting, defines social enterprise and sustainability and offers a few tips on assessing your nonprofit’s social enterprise readiness.

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Funding for Social Enterprise: Myth or Reality?

May 29, 2012  

How can businesses with a social component secure funding through investment or crowdsourcing? With Tom Dawkins of startsomegood.org and Josh Cohen of City Light Capital.

Are You A Social Entrepreneur?

Jul 26, 2012  

How do social entrepreneurs make and measure social impact? What qualities do they possess? With Abby Chroman of Ashoka and Nell Edgington of Social Velocity.

Turn Your Tryers Into Buyers, Donors, and Advocates

Oct 29, 2013  

How do you turn your single ticket attendees (“Tryers”) into loyal return/repeat customers (“Buyers”), and eventually into Donors and Advocates? Get answers from Joanne Steller, Vice President of Strategic Communications at TRG Arts.

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Philanthropy Chat: Humera Fasihuddin and Eben Bayer Discuss Social Enterprise

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Introduction to Fundraising Planning

Self-Paced eLearning  |  Free

Learn a basic planning process for diversifying your organization's support.

Introduction to Project Budgets Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

Introduction to Proposal Writing Webinar

Recorded Webinar  |  Free

This brief recording captures the key concepts of the course. For more expansive discussion of the topic, we suggest attending a live webinar or in-person session. Note the recording is captioned for individuals with hearing impairments.

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Meet Up - Exchange, Iteration, and Scale: Tech Solutions for Global Development

Jan 26, 2017, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
San Francisco In-person

Many existing solutions are versions of previous models and inventions that have been tried, tested, improved, scaled, and dispersed for positive impact to communities around the world. Given this, how can practitioners better share ideas, iterate on existing projects, and scale successful ones?

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Learn How to Develop an Earned Income Strategy

Feb 16, 2017, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
San Francisco, California | In-person

This session will provide an overview of what it takes to start your own earned-income venture and where to get funding and other critical support.

$10.00

Is Starting a Nonprofit Right For You?

Mar 8, 2017, 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Akron, Ohio | In-person

Do you have a passion for doing good? Are you thinking of starting a nonprofit? Attend this session to explore the many options you can pursue on your way toward making a difference in your community.

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The Many Ways Impact Investing Affects Nonprofits

Mar 21, 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
San Francisco, California | In-person

Join Foundation Center West for a panel featuring professionals who work in the field of impact investing and represent a diverse array of organizations. Panelists will discuss characteristics and models of impact investments, legal issues relating to impact investing, and developments in the impact space.

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The Many Ways Impact Investing Affects Nonprofits

Mar 21, 2017, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
California | Livestream

Tune in to this livestream broadcast for a panel featuring professionals who work in the field of impact investing and represent a diverse array of organizations. Panelists will discuss characteristics and models of impact investments, legal issues relating to impact investing, and developments in the impact space.

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