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Scott Neeson of CCF and the business-minded leaders innovating the NFP sector

  In 2013, activist and fundraiser Dan Pallotta suggested that the way we think about not-for-profit organisations is wrong. “For 40 years the not-for-profit sector has not been able to wrestle any money away from the for-profit sector,” he said. “Financial incentive has been exiled from the realm of charity so that it can thrive […]


Helping People Help themselves: Scott Neeson’s CCF innovating the NFP model

Among the thousands of charities appealing for support it can be difficult to determine where our donations are best placed. From the outside, many charities look the same; impoverished children and their families need sponsorship for immediate aid, healthcare and the education that (many claim) will break them out of a cycle of poverty. When […]


An unconventional success story: Scott Neeson of CCF

Scott Neeson’s journey to establishing the highly successful NFP, Cambodian Children’s Fund (CCF) could read like the script of a blockbuster film. The dramatic arc of his rags to riches to rags story is ironic to say the least – as the ex-CEO of 20th Century Fox International, he of all people must appreciate the […]

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