This article started out by stating the increase in donations to non-profits and social services organization in anticipation of decreased in funding with the upcoming administration.
The article went on to focus on an alternative method to the traditional non-profits by introducing the innovation of social enterprising. Social enterprising erase the distinct line between a traditional business and a charity. It serves to address a social mission through enterprise. Social entrepreneurs try various business models to get solid results.
The article focused on a few successful social entrepreneurs that have had large impacts with their social missions. Many of them work with municipalities in order to aid in having such a large impact. Many of the social entrepreneurs are involved in housing and health care initiatives that involved regular civilians and veterans alike who are experiencing various life experiences. Read the Entire Article
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The Social Economy Alliance, created by 23 social enterprises, co-operatives and charities, have conducted a poll that shows “clear preference exists for community-owned businesses that reinvest profits, with around half of consumers saying they would switch to one in housing, transport and banking.”