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Assunta Krehl

Marc and Craig Kielburger's do-gooding social enterprise - The Globe and Mail - March 1... - 0 views

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    Brothers Marc Kielburger and Craig Kielburger, co-founder and founder respecitively, of the Free The Children Foundation. They also launched another project a for-profit company called Me to We, which sells socially responsible products and offers young people trips abroad, channeling most of the proceeds back to Free the Children. Allyson Hewitt, Director of SiG at MaRS, provides her perspectives on the challenges that social entrepreneurs encounter.
Cathy Bogaart

Canada's non-profit maze - Wellesley Institute - 0 views

  • non-profit, charitable and voluntary organizations that provide programs and services
  • a troubling picture of the financial and regulatory burdens facing the third sector
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    The Wellesley Institute brings us a report on how the "third sector" (the sector of non-profit, charitable and voluntary organizations with programs and services) is doing in these economic and regulatory times.

    Chris Evans writes a blog on this report at http://blog.marsdd.com
Assunta Krehl

Do-gooders can earn a good living - 0 views

  • ore recently, Ontario's Poverty Reduction Strategy pledged $6-million to the Social Innovation Generation program at MaRS, established to provide social entrepreneurs with knowledge, contacts and capital.
  • Associations such as the Social Enterprise Council of Canada and the Causeway Social Finance Initiative are engaging civic and financial decision-makers to develop a more fostering environment for social enterprise.
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    Social entrepreneurs carving out new and innovative ways of simultaneously yielding in financial, social and/or environmental returns.Canada does not have a distinct regulatory framework to guide and support social enterprises' hybrid activities. SiG at MaRS program established to provide social entrepreneurs with knowledge, contacts and capital.
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    Social entrepreneurs carving out new and innovative ways of simultaneously yielding in financial, social and/or environmental returns. Canada does not have a distinct regulatory framework to guide and support social enterprises' hybrid activities.
Cathy Bogaart

Stanford Social Innovation Review : Articles : Ten Nonprofit Funding Models (March 16, ... - 0 views

  • nonprofit leaders are much more sophisticated about creating programs than they are about funding their organizations, and philanthropists often struggle to understand the impact (and limitations) of their donations
  • articulate quickly and clearly how they will succeed in the marketplace
  • the different types of funding that fuel nonprofits have never been clearly defined.3 More than a poverty of language, this represents—and results in—a poverty of understanding and clear thinking.
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  • 10 nonprofit models that are commonly used by the largest nonprofits in the United States.
  • Our intent is not to prescribe a single approach for a given nonprofit to pursue. Instead, we hope to help nonprofit leaders articulate more clearly the models that they believe could support the growth of their organizations, and use that insight to examine the potential and constraints associated with those models.
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    10 nonprofit models that are commonly used by the largest nonprofits in the United States. (See "Funding Models" on page 37.) Doesn't prescribe a single approach for a given nonprofit to pursue. Instead, helps nonprofit leaders articulate more clearly the models that they believe could support the growth of their organizations, and use that insight to examine the potential and constraints associated with those models.
kathryn mars

CAIC - Canadian Alternative Investment Cooperative - 0 views

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    An investment group that promotes positive social change
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