Case Study

Finding Community Solutions from Common Ground: A new business model to end homelessness

14 pages
December 2012
Reference: IMD-3-2289

Common Ground, which developed and managed affordable supportive housing, had been consistently hailed as one of the best-run non-profit organizations in the US. Yet, its spin-off organization – Community Solutions – was attracting the most attention. The case examines how the organization instigated changes both at the field level as well as inside the organization.

Learning Objective

The process of innovation in the context of non-profit and how to uncover and to deliver unconventional services / offerings to a underserved segment of the population.

Non-profit, New Practices
Northern America, United States of America
Field Research
© 2012
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