This is the most innovative idea I’ve heard to date for modifying the nonprofit model to better suit organizations which aren’t properly “charities” but still serve the public interest. The conversation has been about theater companies–and I salute Stolen Chair‘s leadership for introducing it–but it would work equally well for the newspaper business, where very little else seems to work. The Nonprofiteer promptly and shamelessly cribbed the idea for a “Whither journalism?” discussion, and intends to do so again.
H/t to Thomas Cott of “You’ve Cott Mail” for passing along the Artful Manager‘s coverage of this intriguing concept–the first notion in many a day to tempt the Nonprofiteer out of her lair.
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