Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
If you’re tired of waiting around for grants to be rubber-stamped or nervous that new competitors are moving in on your donors, you may be wondering how you’ll ever achieve financial sustainability.
With traditional sources threatened or uncertain, now... (continued)
I am a nationally recognized trainer and consultant on nonprofit management, fundraising, board governance and social enterprise with more than 45 years experience in the nonprofit sector. I have authored several books, publications and check lists to help nonprofits enhance their management. Visit www.jblockinc.com and www.socialenterpriseventures.com to learn more.... (continued)
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
This webinar is designed to help nonprofits identify funding options and resources to finance their social venture efforts. A panel of fundraising experts and practitioners will discuss the ins and outs of social venture fundraising, including:
- Types of funding available to nonprofit social enterprises -... (continued)
Tue, May 27, 2014 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
During the webinar we'll talk about the different types of software agreements, cover why software agreements are so important and go through different legal aspects of a software license agreement (for example the types of licenses, what certain provisions mean, potential risks and... (continued)
Wed, May 04, 2016 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
If your funding is secure and adequate, then this webinar is not for you...but if you'd like to become less reliant on traditional funding sources, or are worried about the outcome of the next grant request or fundraiser, then join this webinar on May 4 for a... (continued)
This book is an introduction to hybrid organizations and the visionaries behind the concept.
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to increasing the effectiveness of impact investing - for-profit investment made to solve social and environment problems.
The GIIN supports collaboration, develops industry infrastructure, and undertakes research and advocacy to foster a coherent... (continued)
Many nonprofits are moving beyond traditional grant funding and taking matters into their own hands by setting up social enterprises to generate earned income and move closer to long term sustainability. Aligning their social mission with earned income opportunities, nonprofits all over the country are making the leap;... (continued)
Social Enterprise Alliance partnered with Community Wealth Ventures and Duke University’s Center for the Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship to assess the state of social enterprise in the nonprofit sector in North America. The survey, funded by REDF, was designed to advance the field by identifying trends and best practices... (continued)
Interview with CEO David Le Page of Building Opportunities for Business, formerly Fast Track to Employment. BOB links over 35 existing community- based training providers and educational institutions with 60-plus small to medium sized businesses (SMB) and social enterprises who provide employment opportunities for the... (continued)
Basic information on L3Cs, including business form and tax information.
There are numerous strategies and programs to support small business development and improve their prospects for long-term success. Native American entrepreneurs face even greater challenges than the average business owner, including few previous mentors to draw upon, lack of access to capital, lower... (continued)
This brief document outlines Social Enterprise Associate’s findings from informal field research on
behavior and qualities of Municipal Revolving Loan Funds (RLFs). Research was conducted via
publicly available documents and interviews (phone and in-person). This is not put forth as
comprehensive research,... (continued)
Guide creating enterprise organisational support and buy-in, including tips on organisational elements, key stakeholders, planning, communications, innovation and product development .
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"Nonprofits have to recognize that they're businesses, not just causes. There's a way to combine the very best of the not-for-profit, philanthropic world with the very best of the for-profit, enterprising world. This hybrid is the wave of the future for both profit and nonprofit companies."
Online repository and knowledge center for information on best practices, resources, tools for social enterprise development
Sudiksha Knowledge Solutions Pvt. Ltd. is a social entrepreneurship initiative by a group of young professionals who use entrepreneurship skills and innovation to bring about a revolution in the educational standards of schools in India. Sudiksha works uplift millions of underprivileged children in India through high-quality, holistic education and... (continued)
Wed, Feb 04, 2015 at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT
Do you want to position your social enterprise work as cutting-edge and worthy of new investment? Do you want to become a respected thought leader in your field? In the marketplace of ideas, those who write well are seen as the “experts” at much more than putting words on a page. (The words... (continued)
Raise money for your small business from lenders or investors -- write the business plan and loan package necessary to finance your dream and make it work. With How to Write a Business Plan, you'll learn how to: find potential sources of financing, create profit and loss forecasts, determine assets, liabilities, and net worth, 11/2010 ... (continued)
-Some Fundamentals and Tips for Sustainable NGO Operations
-Global Trends in Financing the Social Sector: How Successful Social Entrepreneurs Mobilize Resources and Leverage Their Ideas
-Unique and Universal: Lessons from the Emerging Field of Social Enterprise in Emerging Market... (continued)
This paper addresses what can go wrong when you launch a new program, and how to minimize the risks.
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This Aid discusses what venture capital firms look for when they analyze a company and its proposal for investment, the kinds of conditions venture firms may require in financing agreements, and the various types of venture capital investors. It stresses the importance of formal financial planning as the first step to... (continued)