How Nonprofits Can Incorporate Entrepreneurship into Their Work
Being an entrepreneur or intrapreneur isn’t just about using commercial marketing techniques. It’s about creating a culture where people can take risks, learn from their mistakes, and respond quickly to changes in the marketplace.
Coming Together For Social Good
Entrepreneurs take risks to build businesses and generate profit. Social entrepreneurs, on the other hand, take risks to have a positive impact on society with economic return as a byproduct. Nonprofits and foundations are beginning to invest and collaborate more actively in these change agents.
Social entrepreneurship initiative launches at NC State
Motivated and engaged NCSU students are launching social entrepreneurship projects to change the world. A new initiative seeks to forge a vision for how students, faculty and community partners can "do good" in addition to doing well, says Elizabeth Benefield, program coordinator with the Institute for Nonprofits.
Building Communities the Gawad Kalinga Way
Halfway across the world there is a community of thriving workers, farmers, and social entrepreneurs that are determined to make their community work for them. It is part of Gawad Kalinga (GK), an organization focused on “building communities to end poverty” according to Tony Meloto, its founder.