- Ellie Bogue’s December 4 News-Sentinel article, “Victims center has immigrant forum: Monthly series to build community, understanding.”
Details the Crime Victim Care Center of Allen County’s first forum Friday to help bring social service agencies and Fort Wayne’s diverse cultural groups together for a monthly discussion series.
Collaboration Model: Collective Impact
- From the Stanford Social Innovation Review Winter 2011 edition, “Collective Impact: Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations,” by John Kania & Mark Kramer
Discusses, “varied examples [which] all have a common theme: that large-scale social change comes from better cross-sector coordination rather than from the isolated intervention of individual organizations.”
- From Wild Apricot, Social Gaming for Nonprofit Marketing
Learn about gaming culture in our world, consider whether gaming may “muddy the message” of fundraising and ways to apply game mechanics offline.
What more do we have to say about that?
- From Inc. online, “Mission and Money: A Dangerous Mix – Are so-called hybrid organizations such as B Corporations and Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (or L3Cs) good models for social entrepreneurs?” a November 15 article by Suzi Sosa
Examines the challenging realities of operating a dual-bottom line organization using a handful of examples.
Social Media for Nonprofits
- The Zoetica Salon, a free community for NPOs on Beth Kanter’s Blog’s Facebook page
- From the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, “Volunteer Background Checks, Giving back without giving up on privacy.”
Curious about your rights and responsibilities with background checks? Read through the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse’s post and follow up with their linked sources.