The Challenge of Being A Good Nonprofit (and LA Groups That Are Getting It Right)
To many people, the term "nonprofit" connotes "noble"--a frugal organization whose passionate (and often underpaid) staff are working hard to eradicate a vexing problem or provide a needed societal benefit--or a strongly-backed but well run organization marshaling relatively enormous resources at targeted challenges. This perception likely characterizes most of the nonprofits in the United States and certainly those that are profiled on this website.
Muhammad Yunus and his So. Cal Links
Did you know that Nobel Prize recipient Muhammad Yunus--founder of the Grameen Bank, champion of providing microcredit loans to women, and pioneer in the "social business movement--has at least three ties to Southern California?