Crowdfunding is the most popular and a significant aspect of fundraising for nonprofits. Comparing three types of techniques to engage with your donors.
In this Hangout, Santosh Phad talks about his personal journey, his vision behind Thinksharp Foundation, its far-reaching impact, his role in India’s journey towards development of education and the road ahead.
Are continuous donations the best way of solving socio-economic problems? We think there is a need for charities and individual philanthropists to fund social innovators and entrepreneurs instead
Understanding the mentorship model at Villgro, selection process and the state of Impact Investment in India in an interaction with Ullas Marar from Villgro
Non-fiction short filmmaking is a relatively under-utilised and under-explored instrument of bringing about social change. However it can be a powerful tool for achieving multiple objectives for social entrepreneurs, incubators and investors alike.
‘Social Entrepreneurship is Social Work – True? or False?’ Social Entrepreneurship as a concept is still not well understood by many. Here are some popular myths and the truths behind them.
I propound that a Nonprofit should concern itself to only two basic functions- Mission and Marketing. While being mission driven is instinctual to Nonprofits, their Achilles heel lies in marketing themselves.As David Williamson in his report says, “Don’t just communicate. Market.”
Saurabh Gupta is the Founder and CEO of Earth5R, a proponent of life style based inner and outer sustainability. He is also an Adventurer, Social Entrepreneur and Explorer. He quit his job in Cafe Coffee Day to pursue his passion for environment conservation and community service.
Creating popular awareness for their cause, raising funds and attracting a large base of backers are some the chief objectives that drive the marketing and communication strategies of social good brands. Unlike the consumer brands, most often than not they don’t have big budgets and resources to marshal for stellar marketing campaigns.
Gary specializes in capturing moments that help NGOs and Nonprofits create awareness, express their vision and build their community with his honest photo journalistic style. He has worked in more than 70 countries over last 23 years for reputed brands. Here are his responses produced verbatim to my questions.