The Knight Foundation’s latest report lays out the state of enterprise for the field of digital news sites based in nonprofits in a way that we think may be useful to all nonprofits. We spoke to Mayur Patel, Knight’s V.P. of Strategy and Assessment, and Michael Maness, V.P. of Journalism and Media Innovation, who gave us their insights as to the evolution of diverse revenue sources and the ways the new journalism model can be expected to change and adapt and sometimes confound.
The word of the U.S. Supreme Court “puts the final nail in the coffin” of the attempts by the Louisiana Board of Embalmers and Funeral Homes to stop the Benedictine monks of St. Joseph Abbey from selling their handcrafted caskets.
As more companies take an interest in sourcing services from social enterprise groups, the Wates Group has seized the opportunity to establish the UK building industry’s first national brokering service.
As ThinkImpact grew, its founder, Saul Garlick, had to make a tough decision: remain a nonprofit, or change to a for-profit model? To do so, he had to consider some key elements: ownership, transparency, and profits.
Grants and donations are not, in and of themselves, less sustainable than selling goods and services when it comes to raising money for social enterprise groups. Or so David Floyd contends in his blog post, which ponders fundraising possibilities for llama fanciers.