The story of why a nonprofit had to become a for-profit in order to grow and help more people. Fascinating case study.
Sean Stannard-Stockton is the president and chief investment officer of Ensemble Capital Management, located in Burlingame, CA, midway between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. From 2006 through 2012, Sean authored the Tactical Philanthropy blog and wrote regular philanthropy columns for both the Financial Times and the Chronicle of Philanthropy. In 2012, Sean officially ended the blog to focus on growing Ensemble Capital.READ MORE »
It is an interesting case study – made all the more so with the knowledge that RealBenefits was awarded a MacArthur Foundation Award for Creative and Effective [non-profit, I’d think] Institutions in 2006. See http://tinyurl.com/dmt4zf for the write-up.