January 2018 marks the start of a new phase for the Edmonton Community Development Company with the start of the organization’s new executive director, Mark Holmgren. “We couldn’t have asked for a more qualified candidate to fill this challenging role in an organization that is working to revolutionize approaches to mitigating poverty in Edmonton,” Martin […]
There are a number of ideas I find myself returning to over and over again in my work with SEF’s clients – a few simple basics that may help in your thinking about working in the world of social enterprise. Income must be bigger than outgo, or you don’t get to play. No matter what […]
Just over a year ago, I was asked to speak on the topic “The Secret of Financing for Social Entrepreneurs.” I recently came across the notes for that talk, and realized they’re still relevant – and thought I should share them here. If you have ever tried to launch any kind of enterprise or business, […]
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