Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.
- In the wake of the Boston Marathon Bombings, Mark Dority, director of marketing for Kula Causes, discusses how tragedies bring out cause-consciousness in individuals, while The New York Times shares some of the behind-the-scenes information about the One Fund Boston.
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy hosted an online chat this week about how to curb turnover among fundraisers in the nonprofit sector.
- Here’s a great piece highlighting the challenges and triumphs of a plan in Charlotte, NC, to put homeless into apartments.
Watch and Listen to these:
- Here’s an interview with Mark Tercek, CEO of the Nature Conservancy, where he talks with Harvard Business Review about the connection between corporations and environmental causes.
- A lot of the interview process is making sure you are a good fit for the organization. Here’s a video with some advice from iVillage.
- In its eighth year, the Cinderella Project of Maine encourages high school students to do volunteer work or otherwise pay it forward, in exchange for a free prom dress.
- If you have some time, check out this video of a panel at the Harvard Innovation Lab about navigating the funding landscape for social ventures, part of a series on social entrepreneurship.
What news do you have to share?