Social Entrepreneurs: What’s In a Revenue Stream?

This blog post is from Duke University’s website Dear Pamela, where UniversalGiving’s CEO Pamela Hawley answers questions from Duke students. Social entrepreneurs understand the importance of steady revenue. Yet there is a difference between ‘funding sources’ and revenue streams. I have a pretty high standard on what I consider a revenue stream. A startup venture would identify startup capital (funding) and sales from a product/service (revenue). They wouldn’t count startup capital as revenue. Both are valuable financial resources, but they are categorized differently. Funding is to allow you to start-up. Revenue is to sustain and grow your business. Social entrepreneurs need … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurs: What’s In a Revenue Stream?


Here is a testimonial from one of our amazing staff members, Amanda Stephens! She is currently our marketing associate and we are so thrilled to have her on the team! “I first joined UniversalGiving because I was looking to find an internship that would teach me valuable work skills in an environment where giving and volunteering were valued. Over these past 3 years, I have formed amazing connections with some of my fellow interns, staff, and the CEO, too! Everyone has been incredibly supportive of the work that I am doing and I am grateful every day to be surrounded … Continue reading Connections