What Your Harvey Relief Efforts May Be Missing: Intentionality

business, charity, disaster, harvey, relief, donation

As many of you know, I’m based in Houston, Texas. And  stayed during Hurricane Harvey. Outside of the mounting depression that builds after being stuck inside for 4 days/when it rains 4 days straight without break/when you’re worried about being blown away, the trauma of watching so many suffer so many losses took a bigger […]

Read More»

New Social Enterprise Incubator Coming to Houston, Texas

social enterprise, incubator

Last Saturday I had the pleasure of participating in a social impact “unconference”, hosted to introduce a social enterprise incubator opening in Houston. All I can say is, IT’S A-BOUT (hit the “bout” hard) TIME. A re-occurring theme throughout the conference was the (seemingly) short supply of resources for social enterprises in Texas, and more […]

Read More»

Why You May Be Donating Wrong and My Brush With Effective Altruism

A few years ago, I suggested nonprofits might start to see laws requiring impact benchmarks to keep their nonprofit status.  Sadly, much like the prospects of a reunion N’Sync tour, this hasn’t come to pass. At least not entirely, though watchdog groups and state agencies are starting to ask more questions about this. The irony is, it has come […]

Read More»

What Is a Social Enterprise, Anyway?

social, enterprise

Social enterprises prioritize human and environmental well-being over profits. When you designate a percentage of profits toward helping a specific charity, it can turn your business into a social enterprise. Many social enterprises manage to balance the seemingly conflicting needs of profitability with sustainability and social enterprise. It really is just a question of priorities. […]

Read More»

Funding Changes Are A ‘Comin: How Nonprofits Can Prepare

federal, budget, nonprofit, social, enterprise

The news on the national budget is sobering. Honestly, these days I’d rather watch lions chase those poor gazelles than to check the news. But today’s Friday. Let us grieve, catch a “WTH” margarita on happy hour and then let’s get to work. (For now) this is our new reality, and it calls for a […]

Read More»
© Copyright Notations on Non-Profits - Theme by Pexeto
Content Protected Using Blog Protector By: PcDrome.