Monthly Archives: December 2011

The “social” Social Enterprise

by Alicia Schmidt, Customer Success Evangelist So there was this time, like a year ago, when I was pretty sure that I knew the definition of a “social enterprise.” Heck, I had even worked for one. As Wikipedia defines it, “A social enterprise is an organization that applies business strategies to achieving philanthropic goals.” That made sense to me, and to most of […]

We Can All Help: Home for the Holidays

by Barbara Kibbe, Chief Operating Officer Recent headlines have shed much needed light on the crisis of homelessness in San Francisco. The number of homeless families on the waiting list to enter shelters in San Francisco skyrocketed from 75 back in 2007 to more than 250 today. This holiday season, the San Francisco community is coming together […]

Social Entrepreneurs and the Social Enterprise

Better known for their lists of the richest or most famous people in the world, Forbes magazine recently assembled the Impact 30 – a list of some of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. For the first time in Forbes’ 94-year history, they have recognized a group of individuals who are using innovative business strategies to solve social […]

‘Club Recovery’ at Cloudforce 2011 Japan

by Rie Endo, Foundation Manager APAC and JapanCloudforce 2011 Japanにて東北復興支援チャリティライブ「Club Recovery」開催! The charity club event ‘Club Recovery’ for disaster affected area was successfully held at Cloudforce 2011 Japan.

$1 million Raised to Support College Track

by Judy Levine, Director of Marketing Fall.  For many high school seniors it’s the busy time of finishing college applications—writing essays, polishing resumes, visiting campuses.  But for other students the promise of a college education and the opportunities it brings feels out of reach. That’s where College Track steps in.  College Track was founded in 1994 by […]


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