Would you mortgage your life to fund your nonprofit?

At JVA Consulting:

  1. The number one issue our clients approach us about is sustainability.
  2. The most popular blogs are the ones focused on funding.
  3. Our most popular training workshops are those focused on fundraising and earned income.

In my never-ending search for what’s new in raising capital for social enterprises, I was struck to learn about The Thrust Fund, a group of young social entrepreneurs who are willing to give up to 6% of their lifetime earnings for current investments in them (as opposed to a specific enterprise) by investors they are calling “thrust funders.”

Will be looking into this more and am interested in finding out from our NonprofitStreet readers: What have you done to launch your nonprofit venture? Social enterprise? Would you make a similar trade? What do you think of this idea?

Please comment or send me an email directly, and we’ll be in touch.

Janine Vanderburg


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