Corporate donations shouldn’t be Band-Aids. Big bets on social enterprises will make more change [Fast Company]

Corporate charitable donations were critical in order to absorb the immediate shock and disruption of the pandemic. But for business leaders willing to consider a far-sighted approach, there is another, higher-risk strategy with potential for longer-term change: betting on social enterprises. Corporate donations shouldn’t be Band-Aids. Big bets on social Read more…

Connections, relationships

From the first day your social impact organization operates, it will establish connections. Connections to people (volunteers, staff, donors). Connections to capital (financial, social, human). Connections to purpose (stability, change, disruption, influence, preservation, empowerment, fairness, care, support). Some connections will be immediate, some slowly. Others will come intentionally, others by Read more…