Changemaker Profile: Allison Yacht

Welcome to our Changemaker Profiles blog series! Each edition will profile one outstanding social changemaker from the JVA client community. By sharing the stories of some of the incredible people we get to work with every day, each accomplishing extraordinary work in nonprofits, government, social enterprise and elsewhere, we hope we will bring a little [...]

2021-08-09T13:49:58-06:00August 20th, 2018|2018, Blog, Changemakers|0 Comments

Nonprofit and Social Enterprise Networking Group

JVA, SEA and Boomers Leading Change Holiday Party We are coming to the end of the year and we'd like to take this time of year to extend a big THANK YOU to all of you in our community. Whether you are a client, partner, friend or colleague, you are important to us and this [...]

Shopping Social Enterprise for Valentine’s Day

 By Janine Vanderburg, President and CEO, Joining Vision and Action  Shopping social enterprise on Valentine's Day is a terrific way to not only say "I love you" but also to express your values. So with everything going on in the world, has it occurred to anyone else that Valentine's Day is exactly a week away? That [...]

2018-05-21T19:54:46-06:00February 7th, 2017|2017, Blog, Social Enterprise|1 Comment

How to get more website traffic for your social enterprise

Alaine Anderson, digital strategist and implementer, Joining Vision and Action Blogging: It’s not only the bread and butter of driving traffic to a website, it also positions your organization as experts in your field. In particular, social enterprises have a lot to gain from blogging. Beyond just establishing expertise, it provides a platform to raise [...]

Permaculture For Social Change: Principle One – “Observe and Interact”

What is Permaculture Design? Permaculture design is a flexible framework that uses natural systems to inform our efforts to improve society. This post is the first in a 12-part series explaining how the principles of permaculture design can inform the work of nonprofits, social entrepreneurs and others working for social change. The content is adapted [...]

2017-05-12T15:36:00-06:00January 26th, 2017|Blog, Books, Social Enterprise, Unconsultants|0 Comments

Will Social Enterprise Survive the Trump Era?

By Rolfe Larson, Senior Consultant for Strategic and Business Planning, Joining Vision and Action (JVA) We expect big changes. This week, we enter a new era. Starting January 20, there will be significant policy and funding changes in the U.S. in healthcare, education, immigration and the environment. While we cannot predict accurately what those changes [...]

2018-05-21T19:58:33-06:00January 19th, 2017|2017, Blog, Policy and advocacy|0 Comments

Tear Down This Wall: What are “True” Social Enterprises?

By Rolfe Larson, Joining Vision and Action What constitutes "true" social enterprises? Thousands of nonprofits that use the marketplace to accomplish their social goals call themselves social enterprises (SEs). Thousands of for-profit companies with social goals also use that term. Yet these two groups barely talk with each other. Why is that? Benefit corporations and [...]

2018-02-14T15:13:07-07:00July 12th, 2016|Social Enterprise|0 Comments

Social Enterprise Business Model Canvass

This social enterprise business model template will be the starting point for your success. This social enterprise business model template is a flexible, open source framework for entrepreneurship that JVA has adapted for our social enterprise work. This template provides the basic set of areas and questions that aspiring (and successful) social entrepreneurs need [...]

2017-01-07T18:50:14-07:00June 13th, 2016|Social Enterprise|0 Comments

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