Although no one sector of today’s economy has the knowledge or resources to tackle today’s toughest social issues alone, government provides the vast majority of nonprofit funding, controls many of the systems that nonprofits seeks to access, and creates policies that determine how these nonprofits operate and are measured. Driving systemic change on any social issue is most successful when government leaders and their counterparts in foundations, nonprofits, and businesses form strategic partnerships.
Congressman Jim Moran of Virginia delivers the opening remarks at a Root Cause event in D.C.
“Government and Social Innovation: Current State and Local Models”
MIT Innovations Journal
by Andrew Wolk and Colleen Ebinger
“Advancing Social Entrepreneurship: Recommendations for Policy Makers and Government Agencies”
A Root Cause/Aspen Institute Report
“Social Entrepreneurship and Government: A New Breed of Entrepreneurs Advancing Solutions to Social Problems”
The Small Business Economy: An Annual Report to the President of the United States
by Andrew Wolk
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