Every day, charities and social enterprises are doing incredible things, endlessly innovating and making a transformational difference to people’s lives. It just doesn’t make it into the media.
A rare, free public seminar, open to all executives and senior managers within the non-profit sector who are looking to explore, develop or improve the performance of commercial enterprise, to generate profitable income and deliver sustainable social impact.
To mark the launch of Martyn’s new book, The Commercial Charity, we will be celebrating the rich history and huge potential of social business, on 5th May 2020, kindly hosted by Coram, one of the world’s oldest commercial charities.
How business thinking can help non-profits grow impact and income. Everything you need to know about earning income and using business techniques to deliver social change.
These programmes will commence formally in April 2020. For those who wish to begin early, a 20% discount and two free months of programme membership will be offered to those who signup prior to 31st January 2020.
Honesty, candour and the willingness to share openly are among the sector’s greatest attributes, but they have far more potential than is currently being realised.
Some of the most debilitating constraints faced by the charity sector have a common root cause. Which implies there could be a common solution if we are collectively willing to take it on.
The idea that any plan sufficiently detailed to merit the name, will still be relevant in three, two, sometimes even one years’ time, is utterly naïve.
For centuries we’ve lived in a capitalist world shaped largely by commercial and economic interests, and that’s not changing any time soon, but commercial markets can be a powerful force for good.
The best way to develop high value commercial income with genuine impact, is to find unmet need and to create new markets around it, but that means a lot of people inside your charity need to change their expectations.