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Since 2012, when we first were exposed to Bridges Out of Poverty, we have fundamentally changed how we think about our work at Social Impact Architects and the work of our clients. It gave us a glimpse into why many of … Continue reading
“Sustainability” has been a buzzword in the social sector for the past few years, but what does it really mean? Everyone agrees that sustainability is an important factor to evaluate the resiliency of social sector organizations, but few have agreed … Continue reading
Our last blog post hit home with many of our readers. Shifting toward a culture of social intrapreneurship has the potential to yield great rewards. Rather than driving millennials and MBAs toward new social enterprises, social intrapreneurism has the ability … Continue reading
While social entrepreneurship steals all the headlines, social intrapreneurship is a movement that is building momentum and for good reason. Today, we’re revisiting one of our most popular posts on the benefits of social intrapreneurship AND, in my personal experience, … Continue reading
Just as tulips pop up in the spring, so do grant opportunities. While each of them have a different template, most require a logic model. Logic models have been used since the 1970s, but gained popularity in the 1990s when … Continue reading