The evolution of social enterprises has been determined, by some, as a declining confidence in our capitalistic society’s ability to make positive community change. Is this driven by the values and needs of the next generation? Perhaps, perhaps not.
With the world social enterprise forum having taken place in Calgary last week, it’s an appropriate time to step back and take a look at the challenges such organizations face. By definition, a social enterprise is a for profit business that also carries a strong social mandate. As such as a start-up it faces some […]
While the concept of raising money for a charitable cause is not foreign to not-for-profits, shifting from a not-for-profit mindset to a for-profit mindset often means taking an Executive Director into unfamiliar and uncomfortable territory.