In defense of ‘Impact’

Posted on 29. Apr, 2014 by in Cross Sector Partnerships, Org Development, Philanthropy

In a recent PhilanTopic blog post, Derrick Feldmann, president of Achieve, asks, “Has the Word ‘Impact’ Lost its Impact? As the founder of a company with that word in our name, how could I not respond? I’m not persuaded that this is a buzzword. I haven’t noticed an overuse of impact the way we have […]

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How could this have happened?

Posted on 02. Jul, 2013 by in Philanthropy, Social Enterprise

A deeper look into the circumstances of the Nashville Symphony’s recent financial straits Last week, the Nashville Symphony got itself out of a financial pickle just in the nick of time. Just days before creditors were set to have a foreclosure auction on the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Martha Ingram, one of the city’s most generous […]

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