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Business As A Force For Good

Ripples of Hope is a non-profit organization that exists to incubate and accelerate growth of high-impact organizations focused on making the world a better place.

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PROGRAMS

There are many ways to be a part of Ripples of Hope. The benefits include CEO mentorship (advice and counsel,) board creation and consulting, fundraising and growth support, managed services (finance, legal, HR, etc,) operations support, participation in the ROH Leadership Forum, and more.

Contact us if you'd like to know more.

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For-Profit Companies

Companies in the for-profit space must have a Purpose to make the world a better place, and a hyper-focus on growth. If you have those two things (a passion to do good and an eagerness to grow) then we can help.

Program requirements include:

  • Create a strong PVTV (see ours below)
  • Open book management (we prefer the Great Game of Business)
  • CEO joins ROH Leaders Forum
  • Participate in ROH Leadership Team program
  • Donate 1% annual profit to ROH, allowing us to help fund and support more nonprofits
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Incubating Startups

Startups (both for-profit and non-profit) that wish to be incubated in the ROH program must:

  • Have a Purpose to make the world a better place
  • Be "all in" on their business
  • That's it 🙂
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Non-Profit Companies

Existing non-profit organizations can participate in ROH in many ways.

Program requirements include:

  • Commitment to making major changes
  • Board support
  • ED participates in ROH Leaders Forum
  • Run the ROH Leadership Team program
  • Open book management (we prefer the Great Game of Business)

 

OUR PURPOSE, VISION, TENETS, & VALUES (PVTV)

Our Purpose is to empower business leaders to create meaningful, positive change in the world.

Our Vision is to build fast-growing companies and leaders that use their business as a force for good in the world.

We will do this by (our Tenets)...

  • Empowering leaders
  • Founding and incubating companies
  • Inspiring the world to follow suit

We believe in (our Values):

  • Kindness, always
  • Mentorship
  • Empathy

PARTICIPATING COMPANIES

For-Profit Companies

  • dragonarmy
    A Purpose-driven digital experience agency. Our Purpose is to inspire happiness through positive relationships, impactful work, and doing good.

Non-Profit Companies

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    Serving non-profits worldwide by hosting events to build 48 FREE nonprofit websites in 48 hours.
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    Opening doors to overcome and prevent homelessness by empowering our guests to take the next step toward self-sufficiency.
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    Providing dignity to the homeless and poor by providing a voice, visibility, shelter, community, and grooming and support services to achieve self-sufficiency.
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    Celebrating Life. Supporting People In Grief.
  • Sparke
    The construction industry needs skilled boots on the ground. Our core mission is to fill more of those boots with empowered women.
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    Through community outreach initiatives, educational programs, and exhibits designed for children ages 0–8, the Museum strives to spark every child’s imagination, sense of discovery and learning through the power of play.

Startups

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    The concept is simple: You donate your time to a non-profit or other charitable cause, blog about your experience, and in exchange you get to meet with an advisor of your choice!
  • Rompio
    ROMPIÓ Atlanta is based on the idea that good conversation paired with good food is a critical element of our community with others.
  • NewCrew
    Find the crew you need, when you need them.

FAQ

What exactly is Ripples of Hope?

ROH is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to help companies that believe business should be a force for good to achieve healthy, meaningful growth.

At it's core, ROH is a system that includes unifying a company around common Purpose, Vision, Tenets, and Values (PVTV), articulating a big, long-term goal and how to get there, building a high-functioning leadership team, creating a process of running a company through true team work, and ultimately focusing on creating a healthy, growing organization.

 

What does the team look like at Ripples of Hope?

Jeff Hilimire is the founder of ROH, and he's rounding up some amazing leaders to join him on this journey. Stay tuned 😉

 

Do companies pay to be a part of Ripples of Hope?

For non-profits there is no cost to being a part of ROH. For-profit companies must commit to 1% of profit as a donation to ROH, which will help our organization support more companies.

 

What does it mean to be a part of Ripples of Hope?

Being a part of ROH simply means your company is committed to making the world a better place, and you'd like to grow in order to do that. If accepted into the program, you will be asked to commit to a few core principles (shown above) that will help your business experience meaningful, healthy growth while making a positive impact on the world.

 

Where did the name Ripples of Hope come from?

Ripples of Hope is an expression that Bobby Kennedy used in a speech he gave in South Africa in 1968. He said:

Each time a man stands up for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope; and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.

Read more on why this is so important to us.

PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING

Ripples of Hope is a 501(c)(3) non-profit. We work hard to help other companies grow successfully in order to make the world a better place. A donation from you could help us do any of the following:

  • Provide much needed funding to a non-profit
  • Help an entrepreneur who wants to create a business to change the world get started
  • Host networking events to build relationships and connections for fellow do-gooders
  • Subsidize the costs of operations for non-profits that need a hand
  • Etc, etc, and more etc

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CONTACT

Please reach out if you are starting a company that fits the ROH model, if you have an existing company that you'd like to see grow faster and do more good, or if you want to use your super powers to help ROH achieve its Vision. Or if you just have a question about what we're up to 🙂

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