We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Joining Vision And Action (JVA) to roll out an exciting new suite of affordable products: The Social Enterprise Navigator Series.
The four products -- Assessment Navigator, Feasibility Navigator, Quick Business Plan Navigator and Venture Audit Navigator -- are designed to help social change organizations assess and develop opportunities for market-based income and impact
Working together, JVA and RLA can help nonprofits and social enterprises better understand and leverage the market to create sustainable income and drive social change," JVA founder and president Janine Vanderburgsaid.
Larson founded RLA in 1995 to help organizations develop and implement entrepreneurial strategies to increase their impact.
"Our plan to combine JVA's data-driven strategic advising with RLA's entrepreneurial business skills will help theorganizations we work with achieve greater impact through the marketplace," Larson said. "It is the ultimate win-win-win!"
Larson is the author of the award-winning book Venture Forth!The essential guide to starting a moneymaking business in your nonprofit organization.
The late Paul Newman, one of the best known social entrepreneurs of all time thanks to his Newman's Own line of products, said this: "Venture Forthoffers a clear no-buts way to negotiate the minefields in the nonprofit world. It's sincere, smart and helpful."
In addition to Larson, JVA social enterprise developer Adam Brock, a founder of Denver's very successful GrowHaus, will engage directly with clients as a co-leader of the Navigator Series.
Founded in 1987, Joining Vision and Action, formerly JVA Consulting, is dedicated to providing social enterprises, nonprofits and government agencies with the tools and resources they need to succeed, sustain and scale