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Santa Barbara’s Orfalea Foundation closing down

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The Orfalea Foundation will close its doors this year but it hopes its lessons will remain. Paul Orfalea, who founded the copying chain Kinko’s (now owned by FedEx) in 1970 and opened his first store in Isla Vista, created the foundation in 2003 with his wife Natalie. The Santa Barbara-based nonprofit predominantly focused on infusing…

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  1. Thanks for the article, Alex. For those who would like to learn more, we have been cataloging our key lessons at http://www.OrfaleaFoundation.org, as well as in our recent supplement to the Stanford Social Innovation Review, which is available at http://ssir.org/supplement/the_power_of_philanthropic_partnerships.

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