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New Jersey will soon join Maryland and Vermont in recognizing the benefit corporate structure as a means for delivering vital services through innovative (and sustainable) social enterprise models.
On May 19, Vermont Gov. James Douglas signed the state’s benefit corporation act into law. Effective July 1, 2011, for-profit corporations in Vermont can elect to file as benefit corporations. At core, this requires a dedicated corporate focus on creating a “general public benefit,” meaning some combination of: providing beneficial products/services to low income or[…]
Dear Executive Director Following a Founder, If this were easy, it would be easy. The job of serving as the first Executive Director after a founder–in any situation, in any organization, in any economy–is probably the hardest job in the nonprofit sector. Taking it on requires tough skin and an iron stomach. And somehow, through[…]