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The articles in the Press Room are about the subject of social enterprise and entrepreneurship. Please note that the articles dated prior to September 22, 2005 reference the Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures and its National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations. We have included them here to illustrate the impact business ventures have had on nonprofit enterprise. We are very grateful to the Yale School of Management and its sponsors - The Pew Charitable Trusts and The Goldman Sachs Foundation - for sharing this information with the field.

August 29, 2005 - Time Magazine
The Coffee Widows

August 18, 2005 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Tuning Up a Charity Business
Posted with permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy

June 23, 2005 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Business-Plan Competition Draws 460 Applications,
Awards 4 Top Prizes

Posted with permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy

June 23, 2005 - PublishersWeekly.com
Giving to the Givers

June 23, 2005 - LibraryJournal.com
Giving to the Givers

June 20, 2005 - NJ Biz
When Charities Look Just Like Businesses

June 20, 2005 - Christian Science Monitor
Suddenly, nonprofits seek profits

June 17, 2005 - PNN Online
NPower NY a Grand Prize Winner in National Business Plan Competition

June 17, 2005 - Boston Business Journal
As donor dollars fade, nonprofits eye earned income

June 15, 2005 - Philanthropy News Digest
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Third Annual Business Plan Competition

June 14, 2005 - Honolulu Advertiser
Wai'anae non-profit places 2nd nationally

June 14, 2005 - KLTV
Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

June 14, 2005 - Yahoo!
Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

June 14, 2005 - World's Technology News
Yale School of Management - The Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners

June 13, 2005 - The Arizona Republic
Nonprofits Turning Enterprising

June 13, 2005 - Official Press Release
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Third National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

April 19, 2005 - Official Press Release
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Prepares for Final National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

March 1, 2005 - Official Press Release
Third National Business Plan Competition Selects 20 Finalists to Compete for $500,000 in Prize Money and Assistance

January/February 2005 - Advancing Philanthropy
What's Your Plan?
Copyright, 2005, Advancing Philanthropy, Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), formerly NSFRE, all rights reserved. Reprinted with permission.

October 19, 2004 - Official Press Release
Third National Business Plan Competition Selects 90 Entrants for Round II

September 2004 - Entrepreneur Magazine
Heart of Gold:
Nonprofits are reaping the rewards of starting for-profit ventures

August 2004 - CFO Magazine
New Deals: Sector-Bending

July 28, 2004 - The Bergen Record
Yes, Profit is OK

July 12, 2004 - Foundation Center Philanthropy News Digest Newsmakers
Generating and Sustaining Nonprofit Earned Income

July 6, 2004 - Star Tribune
Fixing cars has made this nonprofit a national model

June 7, 2004 - Twin Cities Pioneer Press
Nonprofit thrives via for-profit spinoff

June 6, 2004 - Cincinnati Enquirer
Profit Pays Off

May 27, 2004 - On Philanthropy
Profits for Nonprofits?

May 27, 2004 - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Posted with permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Winners of Yale Business-Plan Contest for Charities

Nonprofit Business Ventures Often Must Overcome Obstacles

Turning Music Into Money

May 20, 2004 - MSNBC
VolunteerMatch Wins Yale-Goldman Sachs Foundation's Business Plan Competition for Nonprofits

May 18, 2004 - Philanthropy News Digest
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Second Annual Business Plan Competition

May 17, 2004 - Cincinnati Business Courier
Work Resource Center wins $25K grant in business plan competition

May 14, 2004 - Official Press Release
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Announces Winners of Second National Business Plan Competition for Nonprofit Organizations

Trust Magazine of The Pew Charitable Trusts
Winter 2004 (Volume 7, Number 1)
In Search of (Business Plan) Excellence

February 18, 2004 - Yale Daily News
Contest offers funding, nonprofit consultation

February 17, 2004 - Official Press Release
Second National Business Plan Competition Selects 20 Finalists to Compete for $500,000 in Prize Money and Assistance

November 13, 2003 - Backstage.com
Nonprofit Contest Asks Arts Orgs to Think Big

October 15, 2003 - Official Press Release
Second National Business Plan Competition Selects 80 Entrants for Round II

September 29, 2003 - CompuMentor Press Release
CompuMentor Receives $750,000 Surdna Foundation Grant

September 26, 2003 - Yale Bulletin & Calendar
Grant Supports SOM partnership with nonprofits

September 18, 2003 - Philanthropy News Digest
Yale Receives $1.5 Million From Goldman Sachs Foundation for Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures

September 15, 2003 - Official Press Release
Yale School of Management Receives $1.5 Million Grant From Goldman Sachs Foundation to Foster Business Growth Among Nonprofit Organizations

June 24, 2003 - Florida Times-Union
More charities getting behind the cash register to raise funds

June 9, 2003 - Marketplace, produced by Minnesota Public Radio
Arts Nonprofits Trying to Make a Profit
To listen to the Marketplace interview, click here. The interview highlights research conducted by The Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures' co-deputy directors, Samantha Beinhacker and Cynthia Massarsky, commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

May 23, 2003 - Yale Bulletin & Calendar
SOM announces winners of inaugural business competition

May 15, 2003 - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Posted with permission of The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Charities Venture Into Business: Yale contest draws hundreds of plans for for-profit enterprises

May 14, 2003 - Philanthropy News Online
CompuMentor Wins Prestigious National Prize

May 9, 2003 - Philanthropy News Online
Children's Theatre Company and Guthrie Theater Share National Prize

May 7, 2003 - Philanthropy News Digest
Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures Names Winners of Business Plan Competition

May 5, 2003 - Official Press Release
National Business Plan Competition Announces 8 Winners

April 4, 2003 - El Paso Times
El Paso Firm Makes Cut for Award

February 19, 2003 - Official Press Release
National Business Plan Competition Selects 20 Finalists

February 2, 2003 - WKNO, National Public Radio
To listen to the "Smart City" interview with Sharon Oster, Faculty Director of The Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures, click here.
Professor J. Gregory Dees, Faculty Director for the Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business is also featured in the interview.

November 7, 2002 - Official Press Release
National Business Plan Competition Selections to Round II Release

October 23, 2002 - Yale Daily News
SOM Starts New Nonprofit Research Center

Fall 2002 - The Nonprofit Quarterly
Nonprofit Enterprise: Right for You?

August 2002 - Yale School of Management Focus on Alumni Magazine
Yale School of Management Receives Twin Grants Totaling $4.5 Million to Foster Business Growth Among Nonprofit Organizations

August 8, 2002 - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Business Ventures Go Beyond the Bottom Line
This link is password protected. You must be a registered user of the online Chronicle of Philanthropy website to view the article.

May 23, 2002 - Philanthropy News Online
New Report Examines Nonprofits Operating Commercial Businesses

May 16, 2002 - Philanthropy Journal
Yale backs nonprofit enterprise

May 9, 2002 - Philanthropy News Digest
Yale Report Examines Nonprofits Operating Commercial Businesses

May 2, 2002 - Chronicle of Philanthropy
Business Ideas Get Aid
This link is password protected. You must be a registered user of the online Chronicle of Philanthropy website to view the article.

May 1, 2002
Leaders for Business & Society Launch New Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures and First-Ever Business Plan Competition

April 15, 2002 - The Nonprofit Times
Nonprofit Ventures: The good ones are profitable

March 2002 - Yale Alumni Magazine
Business with a Twist

February 18, 2002 - Business New Haven
Showing Them the Money: SOM pledged $4.5 million to improve business acumen among non-profits

February 18, 2002 - Financial Times (London Edition)
INSIDE TRACK BUSINESS EDUCATION: Yale to foster non-profit growth NEWS FROM CAMPUS

February 15, 2002 - Yale Bulletin & Calendar
SOM competition to help nonprofits

February 14, 2002 - Philanthropy News Digest
Yale School of Management Receives $4.5 Million to Launch Nonprofit Business Plan Competition

February 12, 2002 - New Haven Register
Yale division gets $4.5 million grant

February 7, 2002 - Business Week Online
A Chat with Yale's B-School Admissions Director

February 7, 2002 - Official Press Release
The Yale SOM - Goldman Sachs Foundation Partnership on Nonprofit Ventures
Partnership Creates First-of-its-Kind Business Plan Competition

February 6, 2002 - Yale Daily News
Goldman, Pew Trusts grant SOM $4.5 million

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