The Secrets of Social Start-Up Success


Episode Summary

When it comes to growing and scaling a non-profit, so many organizations struggle with how to make the best use of their resources. Kathleen provides 5 key strategies to scale in a way where you can surpass the insurmountable wall.

Using mindset shifts, Kathleen was able to conquer walls of her own in her organization, Spark, which brings together millennial philanthropists.

In this episode, we talk about what worked for Kathleen, what works for non-profits as a whole, and what can work for you.

About Kathleen Kelly Janus

Kathleen Kelly Janus is a social entrepreneur, author, and lecturer at Stanford University’s Program on Social Entrepreneurship. As an expert on philanthropy, millennial engagement, and scaling early stage organizations, her work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Tech Crunch and the San Francisco Chronicle. Her book – Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up and Make a Difference – is a playbook for nonprofit organizations based on a five-year research project interviewing hundreds of top-performing social innovators.