Introduction to Developmental Evaluation

Whereas traditional business models often focus on profits as a measure of success, social entrepreneurs typically measure their success by measuring the degree of their social impact. But how do you measure social impact?  For those of you in the Kitchener-Waterloo area, Michael Quinn Patton will be speaking on Tuesday October 7 2008 as part…

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Social Entrepreneurs and the “How can I make money?” mindset

I came across an interesting post today that helps me to further define what a social entrepreneur really is. In the non-profit organization mindset where resources are limited and funding is scarce, the mindset is more along the lines of “how can I save money?” instead of “how can I make money?” and this is…

Waterloo Conference on Social Entrepreneurship (WCSE) 2007

This article originally appeared in the Daily Bulletin, University of Waterloo – November 7, 2007 Above: WCSE leadership team and volunteers Next week, ‘social entrepreneurship’ “An inspirational new initiative will soon bring passion for social change together with business-minded discipline,” says Suzanne Gardner, a UW arts graduate who’s helping to organize the Waterloo Conference on…