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Social Startup Success: How the Best Nonprofits Launch, Scale Up, and Make a Difference Hardcover – January 16, 2018
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"Kathleen Kelly Janus eloquently brings to life the best practices that all social entrepreneurs must embrace to maximize their impact." - MUHAMMAD YUNUS, Nobel Peace Prize winner and author of the New York Times Bestseller Banker to the Poor
"Social Startup Success reveals the secret sauce behind the most influential nonprofits of our time, telling their stories in memorable ways that everynonprofit leader can learn from." -DARREN WALKER, President, Ford Foundation
"What Crossing the Chasm did for the business sector, Social Startup Success will do for the nonprofit sector. In this vital guide, Kathleen Kelly Janus showshow to scale an impact organization and, in so doing, change the world for the better." - CHARLES BEST, Founder and CEO, DonorsChoose
"Social Startup Success provides bothinspiration and practical advice...an invaluable resource for the next generation of changemakers." - WENDY KOPP, Founder, Teach for America, Co-Founder and CEO, Teach for All
"Social Startup Success is an inspiring must-read, with an empathetic voice, for all of us aspiring to maximize our social value through our organizations, work and lives." - LAURA ARRILLAGA-ANDREESSEN, Founder andPresident, laaf.org , Author, Giving 2.0, Founder/Chairman, Stanford PACS, Founder/Chairman Emeritus, SV2, Lecturer in Business Strategy/Philanthropy, Stanford Graduate School of Business
"Social Startup Success is a marvelous compilation of stories of some of the most inspiring leaders of our time." - BILL DRAYTON, Ashoka: Everyone a Changemaker
"Synthesizing a range of stories of leading social entrepreneurs, Kathleen Kelly Janus has created an insightful and highly usefulguide that breaks down how organizations maximize their impact and createlasting change. An important contribution to the field." - DAVID BORNSTEIN, Author, How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas
"Social Startup Success is a playbook I wish we had when we founded Kiva!" - PREMAL SHAH, President and Co-Founder, Kiva.org
"Social Startup Success is an important read for aspiring social entrepreneurs." - SALLY OSBERG, President and CEO, Skoll Foundation
"This book is an inclusive call to action that uses the inspiring stories of creative and committed social change leaders to not only educate other fellow travelers but also spark the involvement of the rest of us to get engaged with these nonprofit organizationsso worth supporting." - CHERYL L. DORSEY, President, Echoing Greenand 1992 Echoing Green Fellow
"Social Startup Success covers all of the important building blocks -- like having a provenmodel, measuring impact, and cultivating leadership -- that are necessary forearly stage organizations to succeed and build a strong foundation for further scale." - HEATHER MCLEOD GRANT, Co-founder, Open Impact, and Author, Forces for Good
About the Author
Kathleen Kelly Janus is an award-winning social entrepreneur, author and lecturer at Stanford University, and an expert on philanthropy, Millennial engagement and scaling early stage organizations. An attorney, Kathleen is a cofounder of Spark, a nonprofit focused on building a community of young, global citizens promoting gender equality. Since its founding in 2004, Spark has engaged more than 10,000 young professionals nationwide to support grassroots women's organizations. Additionally, she is Chair of the Board of Directors of Accountability Counsel, a startup human rights organization, and informally advises a variety of other nonprofits and social entrepreneurs locally and globally.
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