Join the NAF/MAP Team! Position Currently Available: Marketing Manager

Nonprofits Assistance Fund/MAP for Nonprofits is seeking a new member for its team - Marketing Manager. If you are interested in fueling the impact and effectiveness of nonprofits, committed to building strong relationships, and have a passion for strengthening the nonprofit sector, we'd love to talk with you.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. A full description of the Marketing Manager position can be found here.

Is Now the Right Time to Dive into Social Enterprise?

The next time you are contemplating ways to generate additional revenue for your nonprofit, maybe while savoring a cup of CityKid Java, eating a delicious cookie from Cookie Cart, snuggling up in a warm sweater from Industries, Inc., or carrying your recycling out to the curb for pick-up by Eureka Recycling, just look around – all of those organizations just mentioned are social enterprises. Maybe the right way to generate additional revenue for your nonprofit is right in front of you – all you need to do is dive in!

Becoming a High-Performance Nonprofit

High performance.

Previously when I heard those words, the first things that came to my mind were high-performing vehicles like race cars – high-performing technology such as powerful medical scanners – or high-performance athletes like Olympic gold medalists.

Social Enterprise COULD Be Your Next Step

 

Even though social enterprise is a concept that has been around for a while, there is still some confusion about exactly what it is. Usually the questions that come up immediately when social enterprise is mentioned are: (1) What is social enterprise? and (2) Is it a viable revenue option for my nonprofit? So we’re going to begin with a definition of the concept, and then identify some critical areas to evaluate to determine if there is a social enterprise opportunity that is the right fit for you.

 

Definition