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Amber Melanie Smith

I am on a mission to uplift aspiring and current changemakers working to create a career or lifestyle for social impact. Join me and over 64,000 changemakers on my social impact-focused YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/ambermelaniesmith!

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People still don't know what social entrepreneurship is (and why that matters)

People still don't know whatSocial Entrepreneurship is.(why that matters) Read time: 3-4 Minutes Social entrepreneurship is a promising way to make an impact while generating sustainable revenue, but the majority of people still have no clue what it is. You might even be a social entrepreneur and not even know it! I met a lady like that recently. She was using her business to solve problems for nonprofits with affordable software, innovating ways to keep costs low while meeting a need. “You...

3 things successful Nonprofits do before they file their paperwork Read time: 3-4 Minutes Throughout my own work starting a nonprofit – and helping advise dozens of others on launching or growing nonprofits – I’ve seen a few commonalities between the organizations that thrive and those that flop. A few years in, the organizations that are thriving - making a big impact, securing funding - are the ones that did 3 things in particular before they even filed their paperwork for official...

Hey Reader, Thank you, thank you, thank you! Several people took my survey last month telling me what our growing changemaker community would like to see in a new and improved newsletter... So! Launching in July (right after the July 4 holiday in the U.S.), my past monthly newsletter is transforming into a super actionable weekly newsletter... Changemaker Mondays Accelerate your social impact in just 5 minutes a week (Check out my announcement about this on LinkedIn, too!) Come with me on a...