Apr 8, 2016 • 21M

#394: Autism Nonprofit Generates Revenue 7 Ways

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Some of the world's great changemakers join host Devin Thorpe to share leadership lessons you can use to increase your impact.
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Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://onforb.es/23ng2ne. Subscribe to this podcast on iTunes by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ymotwitunes or on Stitcher by clicking here: http://bit.ly/ymotwstitcher. Dr. Julian Maha founded KultureCity about three years ago, shortly after his son was diagnosed with autism. The diagnosing physician, Maha says, told him his son would likely have to be institutionalized. Motivated by that challenge, Maha set out to create a nonprofit that would actually drive greater impact in the lives of those affected by autism. Maha really believes he is completely reinventing the model for nonprofits. Last year, Microsoft MSFT -1.15% launched Windows 10 with the #UpgradeYourWorld campaign I covered here. KultureCity was one of ten nonprofits recognized by Microsoft as part of that campaign, suggesting that Maha has created something different from typical nonprofits. Maha asserts that the innovations he’s implementing at KultureCity make him “a true social entrepreneur.” He says, “ We are on a mission to fundamentally change the culture of how autism is viewed by society and to show the world that these individuals not only have potential but the means to achieve that potential.” One of the key innovations that Maha has created is a diversity of revenue sources. He identifies seven different revenue sources: ... Read the full Forbes article and watch the interview here: http://onforb.es/23ng2ne. Please consider whether a friend or colleague might benefit from this piece and, if so, share it.