The Non Nonprofit
For-Profit Thinking for Nonprofit Success
Steve Rothschild & Bill George
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A top business leader shares the business principles he used tolaunch both a top company and a thriving nonprofit
Nonprofit leaders know that solving pervasive social problemsrequires passion and creativity as well as tangible results. TheNon Nonprofit shares the same business principles that drivethe world's best companies, showing how they can (and should) beapplied to the realm of nonprofits. Steve Rothschild personallycrossed sectors when he left corporate America to found Twin CitiesRISE!, a highly successful poverty reduction program. His honeststory, and success and missteps, create an essential roadmap forany social venture looking to prove and boost its impact.
Distills essential nonprofit principles such as having a clearand appropriate purpose, creating economic value from socialbenefit, and establishing mutual accountabilityShares successful approaches from innovative organizations suchas Grameen Bank, Playworks, Common Ground, Habitat for Humanity,Lumni, Caring Bridge, College Summit and RISE!Draws from the author's success in founding and building TwinCities RISE!, which trains unemployed Minnesotans for living wagejobs. RISE! serves 1,500 participants each year
As insightful as it is inspiring, The Non Nonprofit canhelp maximize the positive impact of any nonprofit.