Mission Edge Launches its 2018 Social Enterprise Accelerator and Impact Lab (SAIL)

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Mission Edge announces the launch of its 2018 Social Enterprise Accelerator and Impact Lab (SAIL), designed to empower nonprofit organizations and purpose-driven businesses to develop and grow sustainable, revenue-based business models that...

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HandsOn San Diego Spotlight

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HandsOn San Diego is dedicated to connecting volunteers to meaningful opportunities with nonprofit partners throughout our region. Projects managed by HandsOn are flexibly scheduled to allow even the busiest volunteers to make a difference....

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The Socially Responsible Business: Why It Matters and How Mission Edge Can Help

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Recently, Larry Fink, the CEO of BlackRock, the world's largest investing firm, sent a letter to the businesses he invests in, imploring them to be more socially responsible:

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Ocean Connectors Spotlight

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Since 2015, Mission Edge has partnered with Qualcomm on a number of community initiatives, including a skills-based volunteer program. This program deploys high-functioning teams of corporate and nonprofit professionals to collectively tackle the...

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Team Rubicon Global Spotlight

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Team Rubicon Global, a client of Mission Edge, has been empowering veterans to provide disaster relief since January of 2010, when a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. A group of military veterans felt compelled to pull together and deploy to...

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Second Chance Youth Garden Wins Grand Prize of $10,000 in Mission Edge's San Diego Accelerator + Impact Lab

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Mission Edge has announced the winning social enterprise for the San Diego Accelerator and Impact Lab (SAIL) Pitch Night, which took place on October 24th, 2017, at 5:30 PM in the Irwin M. Jacobs Hall at Qualcomm. 

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What's in a Name? Plenty, It Turns Out.

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I spent my career in the for-profit world where incentives and goals were pretty clear. You formed a company to bring a product or service to market and you charged a price that ensured you made enough margin to cover your costs and leave you...

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The Value of Social Enterprise

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This month, our CEO, Ken Davenport, talks with The San Diego Foundation about the value of social enterprise. Social enterprise is more than a strategy to create earned revenue streams; it’s a mindset shift.

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Conflict of Interest Policy

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Your conflict of interest (COI) policy is one of the most important policies that your non-profit organization should have in place.  It’s a critical document needed to protect your organization, your board members, your staff, your partners, and...

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Headstands and Healing at OG Yoga

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JoAnn Jaffe has spent her life as a fundraiser, leader, social change advocate, and passionate yogi. While her resume touts impressive experience throughout the private and public sector, JoAnn’s current role as founder and CEO of OG Yoga, a ...

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Board Building 101: How to Build Your Dream Board

One of the first (and most important) steps of starting a nonprofit is identifying a board of directors that will help provide oversight and governance for your organization.

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The Importance of Cash Reserves

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Developing and maintaining the financial health of your organization is a critical component of carrying out your mission. Ways to do this include actively managing your cash flow and making sure you have adequate cash to cover unplanned...

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