2018 Sneak Peak: What to Expect of Impact Investing
Come work with other social entrepreneurs Friday, Jan 12! Limited seats
As we bid goodbye to 2017, let’s take the opportunity to look back at some significant happenings and trends in the world of social enterprise and impact investing.
"You can have a great idea for a nonprofit, Rothschild says, but “if you’re not executing well, you’ll never realize the fruits of that idea.” Rothschild explains seven key principles for executing an idea in his book The Non Nonprofit: For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success."
What are your thoughts? Are you a nonprofit that thinks like a for-profit?
"Without pausing to understand a designer’s relationship to power, one could unintentionally remind a community that they have little power to stop a project from happening."
“Was it possible to cut out the middlemen and simply deliver maps from satellite to smart phones and, if so, could the new process be as effective as the old?”
How can design help YOU innovate? Here's a case study about PCI's work with Google Sprints:
Wanna soup? We are looking for volunteers to bring a Soup Dinner to San Diego. message us if interested or tag someone who might be!
"Social entrepreneurship valorizes the listening skill because it’s so fundamental, so vital, to achieving social impact. It’s an indispensable tool – maybe the indispensable tool – of the social entrepreneur."
@missionedge want to know YOUR opinion on how our social enterprise ecosystem can help organizations achieve greater sustainable impact. Will you please take 2 minutes to fill out this quick survey?
What are you doing tomorrow? Watch the SSIR Webinar on Design Thinking for the #socialsector with us at the Collective Impact Center at 11:30 am:
Come watch and then discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review webinar on Design Thinking for the Social Sector this Wednesday December 6 at the Collective Impact Center:
How do we get community capital to underserved communities that can benefit but have limited resources to invest? Do we need new models?
Amy Cortese from SSIR presents the first comprehensive snapshot of community investing in the United States.