We Need You! Call for Volunteers

If you are interested in participating as a board member, advisory board member or serving on the membership, program or social media and outreach committee, please contact Niki McCuistion, nikin@nikimccuistion.com. As an all-volunteer chapter we need team members who will contribute their expertise, roll up their sleeves and work toward growing an even more vibrant…

Earned Income and the Starvation Mentality

In several of our classes our facilitators talked about sustainability, earned income and the starvation mentality which paralyzes so many nonprofit and for profit mission based enterprises. For those who attended the marketing class we promised several additional resources we hope everyone enjoys. One name which came up over and over in our classes is…

SEA University: Sales and Marketing Recap

SEA UNIVERSITY: SALES AND MARKETING The March 3rd, Social Enterprise University class on marketing, facilitated by Vin Hoey, founder of Strategic4sight, got our Spring classes off and running. Based on the feedback received, the Integrated Creative Brief was very helpful to participants. Among many other takeaways, Vin talked about branding, which in his viewpoint is a…

2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report

About the Report A collaborative research project by the Public Interest Registry and Nonprofit Tech for Good, the 2016 Global NGO Online Technology Report is an inaugural effort to gain a better understanding of how non-governmental organizations (NGOs) worldwide use online technology to communicate with their supporters and donors. Based upon the survey results of…

The Power of Networks

How will you maximize your impact this spring? As recent research suggests, being part of a network, coalition or community can help organizations build capacity and ensure effectiveness. That’s why SEA has launched a new online community for social enterprise, a place where members can join affinity groups, follow each other and engage in forums…

Cause Story Telling class successful

The January 7th Social Enterprise University Cause Story Telling class was a great success. Led by master storyteller and social entrepreneur Suzanne Smith, participants learned how to craft their organizations’ story to capture hearts and minds. Suzanne is one of the pioneers of social enterprise and has worked with numerous organizations from the Red Cross…

Social Enterprise University Launches Successfully

Social Enterprise University successfully launched December 10th, to a full house. There’s still time to enroll for 2016 classes. Participants ranged from nonprofits to for profits, interested in learning more about the how to’s and strategies of Social Enterprise. Led by Niki McCuistion, chair of the North Texas chapter and co-author of The Nonprofit Guide…

Chairman’s message Winter 2015:

Wishing you a prosperous, healthy and purpose filled 2016. The North Texas chapter has sure seen a year of change and positive growth. The most exciting news are the changes National has implemented, from a new member pricing structure, adding more value for each of us, and a vibrant new website. Visit it (https://socialenterprise.us) for…