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Innovative ways to improve access to food resources

 
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Ten Nonprofit Funding Models

For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider" or "the razor and the razor blade"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives are not as explicit about their funding models and have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.

By William Landes Foster, Peter Kim, & Barbara Christiansen | 41 | Spring 2009
 
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Faith in Fair Trade

How Lutherans are transforming their love of coffee into global good.

By Kathryn Wolford & Lisa Bonds | 1 | Winter 2007
 
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Making It to McDonald’s

How Fair Trade coffee moved out of its niche and into the most mainstream market of all.

By Kirsten Olsen | Winter 2007
 

Organic Growth

How an all-natural Mexican farming cooperative is improving its community while making a bundle.

By Ricardo Sandoval | Spring 2006
 

Child’s Play

A video game teaches children about famines and how to stop them.

By Sheryl Nance-Nash | Winter 2005
 

Frozen Assets

How the North Texas Food Bank’s Community Kitchen supplies healthy frozen dinners to the Dallas region’s hungry.

By Andrea Orr | Summer 2005
 

Pumping Prosperity

ApproTEC’s pumps are designed and marketed with an understanding of the culture and psychology of African farmers.

By Ron Russel | Winter 2004
 

Working and Poor

Some families lack the purchasing power to eat well.

By Melinda Sacks | Winter 2003
 

Let Them Make Fish

The Community Culinary Training Program prepares adults -- many of whom live on public assistance -- for foodservice jobs with stable salaries and benefits.

By Victor Wishna | Spring 2003