In Boston, venture capitalist Todd Dagres says he is organizing a Shark Tank-style competition for early-stage nonprofits and he’s inviting contestants.
Stories about groups that had their tax status revoked and did not go quietly into that goodnight are plenty. This is one about a volunteer orchestra.
The Archdiocese of San Francisco has taken defensive architecture to a whole new level by installing a system that dumps water on homeless people sleeping in their doorways.
For-profits tend to accept the benefits of coaching as a given. Nonprofits, on the other hand, question whether or not coaching actually works, and are more concerned with return on investment. But, as Bill Ryan explains, rather than asking “Does coaching work?,” nonprofit organizations invested in the practice would be better served figuring out how to make it work in their particular situation.
Nancy Brinker, founder of Susan G. Komen, published an explanation of why she signed on to an amicus brief arguing in favor of marriage equality—along with around 300 other Republicans.