Rethink: Social Good

Wayne Elsey is the founder and CEO of Elsey Enterprises. Among his various independent brands, he is also the founder and CEO of Funds2Orgs, a social enterprise that helps nonprofits, schools, churches, civic groups, individuals and others raise funds, while helping to support micro-enterprise (small business) opportunities in developing nations and the environment.

You can learn more about Wayne and obtain free resources, including his books on his blog, Not Your Father’s Charity.

The reality is that with more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there's a lot of duplication. And donors are more selective, which means you must work twice as hard to give them a reason to provide you with their hard-earned money. Let’s explore six reasons why it’s time to close your nonprofit.

There's a lot of talk about artificial intelligence, technology, machine learning and artificial general intelligence. Hopefully, you're paying some attention. If you don't, then you might just be the person whose job gets taken over by AI. So, should you be worried?

Inevitably, new generations and ways of doing things are fundamentally changing how we view the idea of philanthropy. Corporations want to stay relevant for their image and the bottom line. As a result, they see how the wind's blowing and are exploring going beyond simply writing checks to nonprofits.

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