Forget about luring big companies with tax incentives and subsidized space. Chris Gibbons focuses Littleton, Colorado's efforts on growing home-town businesses.
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.
Waller offers an intimate exposé of crime and drugs in the inner city.
Cross-sector collaboration is the key to community revitalization.
Lower-income patrons of Market Creek Plaza can now invest in the shopping center.
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Civil society may not be in such bad shape.
Moving toward a sustainable social enterprise model.
Habitat for Humanity’s new CEO picks up the hammer.
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A Boston nonprofit's simple mission attracts sustained support and helps working-poor families.