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Want your nonprofit to have a data-driven culture? You need an enforcer people

Jul. 8, 2016 8:15 am

Want your nonprofit to have a data-driven culture? You need an enforcer

Anti-poverty group ACHIEVEability has one: she's named Jamila Harris-Morrison.
The shift from several small grants to a few big ones could make failure easier to accept funding

Jun. 20, 2016 2:41 pm

The shift from several small grants to a few big ones could make failure easier to accept

Funders such as the MacArthur Foundation are experimenting with making large grants to a single organization. NPR explores how that strategy increases the visibility of failure.
How not to start a business, courtesy of #Failfest method

May 9, 2016 3:28 pm

How not to start a business, courtesy of #Failfest

Local business leaders, including a few social enterprise founders, shared lessons from their worst professional failures during the Philly Tech Week event.
Here’s why Media Mobilizing Project’s first crowdfunding campaign failed results

Apr. 21, 2016 12:36 pm

Here’s why Media Mobilizing Project’s first crowdfunding campaign failed

A too-ambitious $20K goal and the wrong crowdfunding platform were two reasons why the nonprofit bailed on its Kickstarter campaign. Here's what it learned in the process.
How collaborations can fall apart if mission is the only priority results

Apr. 14, 2016 2:40 pm

How collaborations can fall apart if mission is the only priority

Four of Baltimore's leading social entrepreneurs shared lessons learned at a Light City panel on collaboration. The takeaway? People over purpose.
Here’s what you missed at this nonprofit leadership conference in the ‘burbs method

Mar. 24, 2016 12:55 pm

Here’s what you missed at this nonprofit leadership conference in the ‘burbs

Discussion about risk and failure that probably would have benefited small community-based and grassroots organizations.
This founder raised $450K for a social enterprise that failed. Here’s what he learned results

Feb. 11, 2016 11:49 am

This founder raised $450K for a social enterprise that failed. Here’s what he learned

SuperMighty would have enabled charitable donations in popular mobile games. But doing good ain't always easy.
Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail purpose

Jan. 6, 2016 12:44 pm

Quakers pioneered social enterprise. They were also the first to fail

When a local sect of early American Quakers underwent a social reformation, their businesses followed suit. Then, many went bankrupt.

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